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Intelligent boot created for healthcare workers

Australian researchers have created a high-tech boot concept that continuously monitors temperature and pressure, designed to address the specific needs of doctors, nurses and other...

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New shape-shifting material can move like a robot

Australian engineers have developed a new class of smart textiles that can shape-shift and turn a two-dimensional material into three-dimensional structures.

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Smart textiles sense how their users are moving

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed smart textiles that conform snugly to the body and can sense the wearer’s posture and motions...

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Printed resonant coil for wearable high-power wireless charging

Researchers at the Centre for Flexible Electronics and E-Textiles (C-FLEET) at the University of Southampton and the James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow,...

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Data capture for movement patterns and biomechanics

Footfalls & Heartbeats has highlighted its technology as a viable alternative to the industry standard method of data capture for movement patterns and biomechanics.

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Swiss researchers develop wearable textile exomuscle

Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed a wearable textile exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles.

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Smart jumpsuit tracks infants’ motor development

A Finnish research group at the BABA Center, Helsinki Children’s Hospital, has developed a novel garment for infants for the reliable assessment of motor abilities...

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Drag-friendly garments that change in real time

A team at the University of Colorado at Boulder has designed a garment for drag queens that features neural networks and other creative technology.

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Ionically conductive fibres for smart and functional textiles

Electronically conductive fibres are already in use in smart textiles, but in a recently published research article, ionically conductive fibres have proven to be of...

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Conductive textile technology launched at Techtextil

Noble Biomaterials, a manufacturer of antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, showcased Circuitex at last month’s Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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