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This MIT-Backed Startup Wants to Track Athlete Performance Through Clothing

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Nextiles, a materials science and manufacturing company focused on creating “smart textiles,” is entering the sports and performance market to offer smart thread technology designed to capture and track a wearer’s biometric and biomechanics data through their garments, be it apparel and footwear. To create this smart thread technology, Nextiles embeds sensors within fabrics such…

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