Archive: January 2024

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Smart glove can boost hand mobility of stroke patients

A group of stroke survivors in British Columbia, Canada, are currently testing a new technology designed to aid their recovery and ultimately restore use of…

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Waste from olive trees trialled for manufacturing automotive parts

Ford has been trialling the use of branches, twigs and leaves from olive trees that are discarded during harvest to manufacture automotive parts.

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Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel goods decline 13%

Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel goods (GFT) declined by 13% to US$11bn in 2023 amidst global challenges, leading to the suspension of work…

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Clothing disinfection concept wins award in Moldova

Victoria Danilă, an entrepreneur from Chisinau, has won an award in the GCIP Moldova 2023 competition in the “Efficient water consumption” category with an intelligent…

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Ontex launches baby swim pants

Ontex Group, a Belgium-based provider of personal hygiene solutions, has launched a baby swim pants range for retailers based on its HappyFit baby pants manufacturing…

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New European producer of PET BCF yarns

To expand its support for high-end and luxurious automotive interiors, BIG Yarns has completed its first industrial production runs of virgin polyester bulk continuous filament…

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Therapeutic shirt for improved posture

A therapeutic shirt with high compression support in specific regions that provides improved posture for pregnant women and overweight wearers has been developed by Preferred…

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Augmented reality T-shirts showcased at Art Basel

Avery Dennison, a provider of materials science and digital identifications solutions, has completed a project with NRVLD, a community-based experiential agency comprising artists, technologists and…

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Compound multi-layer waterproof bandage

A waterproof bandage for protecting sensitive sites from water intrusion, despite potential flaws in the seal to skin, has been developed by US inventors from…

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Surface materials of modular steering wheel can be individually tailored

Yanfeng launched ClickRim, its new modular steering wheel concept, at January’s CES consumer technology show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Co-operative agreement to improve working conditions in Uzbekistan

Organisations campaigning to improve conditions in the Uzbek textile industry have received a boost with the signing of a two-year memorandum of co-operation that aims…

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Laboratory testing using menstrual blood

Qvin, a biotechnology research company that has developed a healthcare service that collects menstrual blood samples as an alternative to traditionally collected venous blood draws,…

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Malaysian textile heritage revitalised

A pop-up experiential hub, IKAT (Immersive Knowledge and Textile) 2, was held over two days in Kuala Lumpur in January, aiming to conserve and revitalise…

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Soft robotic device improves walking for Parkinson’s patient

Researchers in the US have used a soft, wearable robot device to help a person living with Parkinson’s disease walk without "freezing".

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French luxury label opens store in Bangkok shopping complex

French luxury fashion brand AMI Paris has launched its first store in Thailand in partnership with local fashion distributor PP Group, betting on the country’s…

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Turkish e-commerce giant to enter Czech market

Turkish fashion company Trendyol, which is owned by Chinese technology giant Alibaba Group, plans to enter the Czech e-commerce market in the first quarter of…

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