Archive: 2022

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Apparel interlinings maker to distribute wearable technologies

Apparel interlinings manufacturer Chargeurs PCC has announced it will distribute wearable technology components made by KC Wearable Technologies globally to the clothing industry and fashion...

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Wireless smart bandage provides new insights on healing chronic wounds

Researchers at Stanford University in the US have developed a wireless smart bandage that has shown promise in speeding up tissue repair by monitoring the...

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Embroidery as low-cost solution for wearable electronics

Embroidering power-generating yarns onto fabric has allowed US researchers to embed a self-powered, numerical touch-pad and movement sensors into clothing.

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‘Smart sensor’ dressing wins design award

Three students from Poland have been awarded this year’s James Dyson Award for design for developing a smart sensor for dressings that indicates how well...

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Smart textiles for personalised healthcare

University of California assistant professor of bioengineering Dr Jun Chen and his Wearable Bioelectronics Research Group have put together several comprehensive review articles to introduce...

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Bridging the gap between research and reality

The E-Textiles Network conference held in November in Nottingham, UK, discussed why universities and institutes should work together as a community of researchers.

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‘Smart mask’ with a use beyond pandemics

Researchers from the Madrid region of Spain have developed and patented a novel smart mask that can monitor a wearer’s vital signs up to 20...

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Knitting technology produces 3D force sensors in fabric

As part of the TextileUX project, researchers from Austria and Italy have explored haptic user interface elements made entirely from textiles.

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Making smart clothing accessible for healthcare

Speaking at the E-Textiles Network conference held in November in Nottingham, UK, keynote speaker Martin Ashby (pictured), chief innovation officer of Manchester, UK-based sportswear brand...

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Flexible conductive adhesives for thin-film solar cells and wearables

When it comes to electronics, characteristics such as bendability, flexibility, foldability and wearability become increasingly important.

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