Archive: 2021

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Nano-based capacitive sensors unveiled at CES 2022

Somalytics introduced two products based on its carbon-nanotube paper composite capacitive sensors at CES 2022, the world’s largest electronics show held in Las Vegas, Nevada,…

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Water vapour plasma for wearable electronics

A method for improving the flexibility of ultra-thin electronics, such as those used in bendable devices or clothing, has been developed by researchers at the…

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Controlled design of printed electronics with 2D materials

Scientists have shown how electricity is transported in printed two-dimensional (2D) materials, paving the way for the design of new types of devices that could…

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Smart garments change colour based on mood

A Polish designer that specialises in human–garment interactions has launched a clothing collection that changes colour depending on body temperature, stress levels, movements and even…

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World’s longest flexible fibre battery

Modern batteries will need to overcome numerous hurdles to power new technologies, such as flexible gadgets, electric vehicles and medical devices.

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Sweat-activated vents release heat in clothing

Materials scientists at the USA’s Duke University have developed a lightweight material that traps thermal energy when dry but opens a series of tiny vents…

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Smart textiles for medical applications

Textiles equipped with electronics offer many advantages for applications close to the body compared with conventional medical electronics: they are flexible, breathable and comfortable and…

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Bacteria-based dyeing technology

British apparel brand Pangaia has released a new capsule collection of tracksuits featuring bioengineered dyes from Colorifix, a biotechnology company based in Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

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Personalised health with virtual clinic

Smart textiles manufacturer Myant has partnered with the PACE Cardiology Clinic, headquartered in Newmarket, Ontario, to bring a remote patient monitoring virtual clinic to Canadians…

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Hologram developed to tackle textile counterfeiting

A British university has discovered a method of embedding a hologram onto yarn to prevent counterfeiting in the apparel industry.

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