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Japan Winning Smart Clothes Race

From Pregnant Mothers To Pets, Japan Is Making Swift Progress In The Race For...

Electronic textiles, or Smart textiles are fabrics that enable digital components such as a battery and a light (including small computers), and electronics to be embedded in them. Clothes made from smart textiles provide added value to the wearer. Read more Smart Clothes to Contribute Over $11 Bn to Fitness Wearable Revenue by 2025, Says […]
Global Nanotechnology Clothing Market

Global Nanotechnology Clothing Market Expected To Decline Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

According to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s new report “Nanotechnology Clothing Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change,” the worldwide nanotechnology clothing market is expected to decline from $7.42 billion in 2019 to $5.3 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of -28.56%. The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment measures […]
EPFL smart textile

Smart Textile Fibers Powered By Soft Transmission Lines Measure Wearer’s Health

At the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), researchers have developed electronic fibers that, when embedded in textiles, can collect a wealth of information about our bodies by measuring subtle and complex fabrics deformations. Their technology relies on transmission line theory and offers a host of applications, such as in health care and robotics, […]
Google Yves saint Laurent backpack

Google’s Project Jacquard is Back with Yves Saint Laurent Backpack

Google’s touch-sensitive fabric technology Project Jacquard is back with a new product – the Cit-E smart backpack – a touch-sensitive shoulder strap for controlling a connected smartphone. Built in collaboration with fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, the Cit-E backpack allows the user to control things using four gestures on the touch-sensitive area on the front […]
RMIT laser printed smart fabric

RMIT Researchers Develop Self-Powering Smart Fabric Using Laser Printing Technology

The growing smart fabrics industry has diverse applications in wearable devices for the consumer, health care and defense sectors – from monitoring vital signs of patients, to tracking the location and health status of soldiers in the field, and monitoring pilots or drivers for fatigue. Related Medical Smart Fabric Market Shows Noteworthy Growth by Strong […]
PolyU Textile Lithium Battery

PolyU Researchers Develop Flexible High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery for Wearables

Scientists at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have created a lightweight, highly flexible and high-energy Textile Lithium Battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics. The new battery can be used in a multitude of applications, such as in healthcare monitoring, smart […]