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CPI works with Pireta to develop new smart clothing

CPI works with Pireta to develop new smart clothing

Oct 19, 2018 United Kingdom
The Centre for Process Innovation is collaborating on a project to support the development of next generation smart clothing. Working with Pireta Limited, CPI is using its industry expertise in the printed electronics sector to aid scale-up of wearable technology in textiles.
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IDTechEx TVMagnetic cloth to aid healing

Magnetic cloth to aid healing

Oct 5, 2018
Green Grace's owner talks about their magnetic fabric, used to promote healing at a cellular level. They have FDA registration and tens of thousands of users in the USA.
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Advanced textile based sensors

Advanced textile based sensors

Sep 13, 2018 United States
The collaboration will explore using additive manufacturing to build temperature and pressure sensors directly onto textiles.
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Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

Aug 22, 2018 United States
A team of engineers is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and wool.
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IDTechEx TVBreath! Controlling your breathing in Yoga, Pilates and Beyond

Breath! Controlling your breathing in Yoga, Pilates and Beyond

Aug 17, 2018
Breath! and IDTechEx analysts discuss their e-textile system which comprises of a smart garment and an app to monitor breathing through sensors within the garment.
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Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

Aug 15, 2018 United States
The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has electronic devices built right into it.
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IDTechEx TVBiliana K discusses technology as art

Biliana K discusses technology as art

Aug 10, 2018
Biliana K discusses her work turning data into artwork and the development of her company.
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Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Jul 18, 2018 United States
Engineers are leveraging a partnership to create clothing that can charge your cell phone. Move over, Iron Man.
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Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Jul 9, 2018 Europe
Engineers are threading circuitry into clothes to create comfortable devices that could make electronic fashion the future of the textiles industry.
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IDTechEx TVPhoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Jun 26, 2018 United States
Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by researchers to learn and read messages through a person's sense of touch.
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IDTechEx TVE-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger

E-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger

Jun 18, 2018 United States
Electronic textiles could allow a person to control household appliances or computers from a distance simply by touching a wristband or other item of clothing — something that could be particularly helpful for those with limited mobility. Now researchers have developed a new type of e-textile that is self-powered, highly sensitive and washable.