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August 27, 2016

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August 27, 2016

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

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

Oct. 12, 2015 — Scientists have developed wearable, graphene-coated fabrics that can detect dangerous gases present in the air, alerting the wearer by turning on an LED ... 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. 23, 2015 — Scientists have developed a wearable liquid-based microfluidic tactile sensor that is small, thin, highly flexible and durable. Simple and cost-effective to produce, this novel device is very ... 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

Super-Stretchable Metallic Conductors for Flexible Electronics

Sep. 8, 2015 — Researchers have discovered how to stretch metal films used in flexible electronics to twice their size without breaking. The discovery could lead to dramatic improvements and addresses one of the ... read more

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

June 10, 2015 — Researchers have created wearable sensor patches that detect harmful UV radiation and dangerous, toxic gases such as hydrogen and nitrogen ... read more

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

Apr. 29, 2015 — Most people are naturally adept at reading facial expressions -- from smiling and frowning to brow-furrowing and eye-rolling -- to tell what others are feeling. Now scientists have developed ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Scientists have developed a hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvesting device called a ... 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

Mar. 4, 2015 — From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets' versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are ... read more

Feb. 23, 2015 — Researchers have developed a 'fever alarm armband,' a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature. The flexible organic components developed ... read more

Jan. 20, 2015 — A new, wearable sensor that uses silver nanowires to monitor electrophysiological signals, such as electrocardiographyor electromyography, has been developed by researchers. The new sensor is as ... 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

Nov. 11, 2014 — New technology allows you to print electronic devices in the same way your inkjet printer prints a document or photo. Now researchers have used this technique to build a portable X-ray imager and ... read more

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