Keeping cool at the Olympics

LaurenIn addition to introducing Team USA’s parade uniform during the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games and the Summer Paralympics in July, US clothing brand Ralph Lauren unveiled a wearable self-regulating temperature cooling device, which was worn by the team’s flag bearer.

The RL Cooling system is seamlessly integrated into the garment and disperses heat from the wearer’s skin through a device that monitors and optimises temperature.

For the full story, see the August 2021 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.