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July 24, 2016

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July 24, 2016

Innovative Clothing Companies More Capable in Implementing Sustainability Throughout Their Supply Networks

May 2, 2016 — Companies with a great capacity for innovation turn out to be more dedicated to improving social sustainability aspects. Researchers have investigated the sustainability strategies of clothing ... read more

Smart Clothing of the Future Will Automatically Adjust Itself According to the Wearer's Actual Needs

Mar. 9, 2016 — Scientists have developed new technology that takes care of the thermal, moisture and flow-technical behavior of smart clothing. The temperature of smart clothing, for example, is automatically ... read more

Millennials More Likely Than Older Adults to Donate Clothing Rather Than Trash It

Mar. 8, 2016 — A professor of textile and apparel management has found that younger adults from ages 18-34 are much less likely to throw old clothes and other textile waste into the garbage than older ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — If the Norwegian oil and gas industry is heading into the Arctic, it must be dressed for the occasion. This requires unique specialist technical expertise. Work clothing specifically tailored to ... read more

Researchers Tailor Power Source for Wearable Electronics

Dec. 16, 2015 — Researchers have developed flexible wire-shaped microsupercapacitors that can be woven into a jacket, shirt or ... read more

Dec. 2, 2015 — Industrial design researchers have solved two of the major challenges which prevent everyday items of clothing being turned into power sources for smartphones, tablets and other personal ... read more

Smart Fabric Provides 'Air Conditioning' for the Wearer, Adjustable With a Mobile App

Nov. 5, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new high-volume production method for hot embossing microscopic channel structures onto large areas of plastic film at a low cost for use, for example, in wearable ... read more

Nov. 3, 2015 — Technical textiles have unique requirements to meet. Compression bandages, for example, should put pressure on the human tissue, therefore the stretchability of the material has to be right. ... read more

Wearable Sensing Fabrics: Knit It, Braid It, Turn It on and Use It

Oct. 9, 2015 — Researchers are using traditional kitting and braiding fabrication techniques to produce electrically conducting, wearable fabrics capable of sensing a wide range of human ... read more

Sep. 22, 2015 — Old worn-out cotton clothing can be turned into new fibers for the textile industry using a cellulose dissolution technique. A group of Finnish organizations has launched a project in the course of ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — A research team has developed fiber-like light emitting diodes, applicable to wearable ... read more

July 29, 2015 — Researchers have developed a yarn from ordinary gelatine that has good qualities similar to those of merino wool fibers. Now they are working on making the yarn even more water ... read more

June 25, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable electronic apparel ... read more

Turning Traditional Textiles Smart

May 26, 2015 — Researchers have invented a "motherboard" able to turn textiles smart. For example, this technology included in bed sheets can measure the hours slept by a ... read more

May 26, 2015 — Researchershave developed a new yarn manufacturing technology that can increase productivity with less energy ... read more

May 11, 2015 — Groundbreaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material, ... read more

Mar. 5, 2015 — While the pattern for making a wearable fabric battery has already been laid out, it’s now time to select the threads that will turn a textile into an energy storage device. A doctoral student has ... read more

Jan. 7, 2015 — To stay warm when temperatures drop outside, we heat our indoor spaces -- even when no one is in them. But scientists have now developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate ... read more

Dec. 18, 2014 — Fish husbandry workers have played an active part in developing work clothing tailor-made for their wet, windy and messy working conditions. They're standing in a small circle around a net pen ... read more

Dec. 11, 2014 — The LICARA guidelines are geared towards small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all branches of industry, and help weigh up the pros and cons of nanomaterials and make decisions on their use. ... read more

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