Apple will help the Pentagon develop military-grade wearables for soldiers


Apple will play a part in helping the Pentagon develop stretchable electronic sensors that soldiers can wear, according to a Reuters report.

Apple will be one 162 companies, universities and other groups in the FlexTech Alliance working with the U.S. Department of Defense on developing “high-end printing technologies,” such as 3D printing. Boeing and Harvard are other members of the alliance also aiding the Pentagon.

According to the report, a defense official says the flexible, wearable tech “could ultimately be used on ships or warplanes for real-time monitoring of their structural integrity.” …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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