KaHa Introduces Smart Apparel to Revolutionize the Smart Apparel Ecosystem in Singapore

KaHa Introduces Smart Apparel to Revolutionize the Smart Apparel Ecosystem in Singapore

By siliconindia   |   Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 06:35 Hrs
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Singapore based end-to-end smart wearable IoT Company, KaHa launches a concept of smart wearable body and wellness-monitoring T-shirt prototype. It focuses on Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) and aims to accelerate the adoption of advanced technologies to tap the huge potential of smart wearable electronics. It also provides a Collaborative Industry Project (CIP) on Smart Apparel Innovation Programme for local manufacturers with latest IoT and wearable technologies and ecosystem platform.

KaHa and SIMTech support businesses to the forefront of understanding the cutting-edge wearable technology and their applications and build prototypes that incorporate smart apparel technology. Rise in global demand for wearable tech and apparel links with Singapore’s building of technological and strategic capabilities to propel the 130 manufacturers in the country and industry ahead of emerging competition across the globe.

Pawan Gandhi, Founder & CEO, KaHa, says, “Wearable technology is becoming invisible and incorporated within clothing, jewellery and across all wearables. By becoming inconspicuous and seamlessly weaving it into everyday life, we are bringing the Internet-of-Things to consumers at an entirely different level. In the case of sportswear, this will help people reach their full potential in fitness performance and wellness. With this prototype T-shirt as concept, we open the door to many possible applications beyond sports apparel.”

Founded in 2015, KaHa is the parent company for brands such as COVE, and COVENET. With a passionate team, the platforms have been developed to achieve rapid innovation and learning through data analytics. The platform enables several services to be incorporated into smart wearables including Safety, Sports & Fitness, Health & Wellness, Convenience, Lifestyle, and Special Needs.

Dr Lim Ser Yong, Executive Director, SIMTech, adds, “The Collaborative Industry Project initiatives assist Singapore industry to accelerate the adoption of technologies and create innovations in disruptive global markets. By pooling together resources of small and medium sized enterprises in Singapore and supporting them with innovative capabilities, SIMTech and KaHa gear industries to meet future challenges and capture new markets.”

SIMTech is a research institute of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). It develops high value manufacturing technology and human capital to contribute to the competitiveness of the Singapore Industry.

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