This interesting article is a pushback in the fashion industry against the invasion of intrusive technology. This is just part of a growing trend. The hoodie-culture is another such design; a hoodie is a sweatshirt with a hood over the head. Although some of the clothes look bizarre, I think we are moving in that direction in one form or another. A few of the garments are made with a silver-plated synthetic fabric that is highly flexible, wearable, and thermally reflective. The metal-plated fibers reflect and diffuse thermal radiation emitted by a body which reduces the wearer’s thermal signature under observation by a long wave infrared camera, for example a Forward Looking Infrared camera, mostly used on military and civilian aircraft, and can be used to sense warm objects in certain surroundings.
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