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Government of Canada's new innovation program

Government of Canada's new innovation program

Feb 21, 2018 Canada
$950-million investment positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors
Heating technology for outdoor clothing

Heating technology for outdoor clothing

Feb 7, 2018 United States
A powered smart clothing technology for on-body heating, a thin lightweight and durable heating solution for outdoor clothing that is designed to be easily integrated into garments.
Smart shirt enhances and tracks athletic performance

Smart shirt enhances and tracks athletic performance

Feb 2, 2018 Israel
Sensil® represents NILIT's new way to convey the many benefits of its premium Nylon 6.6 products to consumers looking for value, performance, and quality.
Flexible, water-repellent graphene circuits for washable electronics

Flexible, water-repellent graphene circuits for washable electronics

Jan 29, 2018 United States
New graphene printing technology can produce electronic circuits that are low-cost, flexible, highly conductive and water repellent.
Research team develops electronic skin

Research team develops electronic skin

Jan 26, 2018 Germany
At first glance, the shiny little gold elements look like a modern tattoo. But on this extremely thin, almost invisible foil that sticks to the palm of the hand like a second skin, there are sensors which provide people with a "sixth sense" for magnetic fields.
Innovative heat technology for Team USA 2018 Olympic parade uniforms

Innovative heat technology for Team USA 2018 Olympic parade uniforms

Jan 24, 2018 United States
Ralph Lauren and the United States Olympic Committee have unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for the 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams, introducing a unique wearable heat concept, seamlessly integrating fashion and the latest in apparel innovation.
OLED threads for weaving wearable displays

OLED threads for weaving wearable displays

Jan 17, 2018 Korea
One of the challenges in the push for wearable displays lies in finding reliable, high-performance light emitters compatible with the rough-and-ready world of woven clothing.
StretchSense negotiates with  StartToday, creates disappearable suit

StretchSense negotiates with StartToday, creates disappearable suit

Nov 29, 2017 New Zealand
StretchSense Limited, New Zealand manufacturer of wearable sensing systems, announced that it has completed negotiation for a call option agreement that allows its investor StartToday Co Ltd to selectively conduct full acquisition of StretchSense in the future.
Double-duty textile could warm or cool

Double-duty textile could warm or cool

Nov 24, 2017 United States
Clothing made from a reversible fabric could warm or cool wearers and keep them comfortable, bringing down buildings' energy costs.
Illuminated pajamas treat newborns

Illuminated pajamas treat newborns

Nov 22, 2017 Switzerland
Babies who suffer from jaundice after birth are treated with shortwave light. Empa researchers have now developed illuminated pajamas that replace the treatment in an incubator.
IDTechEx TVHow to store information in your clothes invisibly without electronics

How to store information in your clothes invisibly without electronics

Nov 15, 2017 United States
A new type of smart fabric could pave the way for jackets that store invisible passcodes and open the door to your apartment or office.