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U.S. Spy Agencies to Launch 'Smart Clothing' Under Guise of 'Better Health Monitoring'
According to the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, "SMART ePANTS could revolutionize the Internet of Things by collecting data to help intelligence, medical and sports commmunities."
By Suzanne Burdick, Ph.D.
The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) recently launched an effort to make computerized clothing a reality — a move critics say could result in massive biometric surveillance of citizens and an increase in people's exposure to radiofrequency radiation.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) on Aug. 22 announced that the IC's advanced research and development arm, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), would develop its computerized clothing program — Smart Electrically Powered and Networked Textile Systems, or SMART ePANTS — over the next three-and-a-half years.