Electronic Jerkin (E-Jerkin)
Electronic Jerkin (E-Jerkin) is developed by providing the know-how in the integration of electronics into textiles, and the experience of successful industrialization of developed systems. Using these platforms, the textile industry has the ability to quickly offer innovative products, to enter new markets and to strengthen their brands. Integration of electronics into textiles opens new opportunities in the areas of sport, security and healthcare.
The electronic Jerkin consists of an mp3 player with flash storage of 128 MB, 256 MB, and 512 MB. The Bluetooth Headset/Hands free Profile for usage with mobile phones is internally built in with the jerkin. It consists of a LiPo battery with 780 mAh for the power to the circuits. The Mp3 playing time is approximately for 8 hours and the telephone speaking time via Bluetooth exists for more than 2 hours. The charging time is approximately for 2.5 hours. The Optical and acoustic feedback for different functions is available and customized software possibilities are also possible.