The Pentagon has decided to team up with 162 companies, universities and other groups to help it with wearable tech because it has fallen behind with its own efforts. It hopes to work with these groups in an effort to create stretchable technology that can be worn by soldiers, reports Reuters.
The Pentagon wants the wearable tech to be able to hold different sensors that could be used to monitor situations. Over the next five years the U.S government, local governments and the Air Force will provide more than $171 million in funding for the project. The group of organizations working on the project is being called the “FlexTech Alliance,” Reuters notes. Read