life innovation

Toray has been involved in life sciences and medicine, centered around pharmaceuticals, medical products and bioengineering. Now it’s adding peripheral healthcare utilizing cutting-edge materials, to contribute to society through life innovations.

About Hitoe

Hitoe is a performance material for collecting biosignals, which are weak electrical signals that we emit unconsciously from our bodies. These signals are collected in a stable manner without our being conscious of them being measured.

*Hitoe is not a medical device.

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Hitoe is a highly conductive fabric that is made from knit nanofiber impregnated with a conductive polymer—a polymeric compound that conduct electricity.

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Clothing utilizing Hitoe is comfortable and capable of measuring bioinformation for a long period, even during exercise. Its use is anticipated in various fields, taking advantage of these properties.

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