The German agency Jung von Matt, in collaboration with the clothing brand AIKYOU and the manufacturer of intelligent fibers Amann Group, designed the prototype of a pantie created to protect women from sexual violence called “Protegé”.
The recent feminist revolution brought into the conversation the abuse and complaints of sexual harassment that had been ignored for years, which alerted the authorities, women and the general public, who are putting in place protocols to protect women. women of this type of violence. But also some brands seek the safety of women, as in the case of this garment.
The prototype uses a technology developed by the Amann Group called Smart Yarn Silver-tech, which consists of a panty that through a microcontroller that connects to your smartphone and if the smart garment is torn, sends an emergency call in the event of an attack.
The following promotional video shows you more details.
If you find investors who support this project against sexual violence against women, the cost of this security garment would be between 36 and 44 euros.
At the moment, this design has received a nomination in the category «Speculative Design” of the Innovation Adwards arranged to be held in the coming days in the framework of the SXSW event, but which, like many events in the world, was also canceled last week for fear of the coronavirus.
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