Archive: May 2023

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Wirelessly powered smart bandage for drug-free wound care

A new generation of wirelessly powered, environmentally friendly “smart bandages” could help patients with non-healing wounds avoid infections, according to European scientists.

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Stretchable knee wearable senses joint motion

Researchers at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed a knitted, circuit-embedded knee wearable for wireless sensing of joint motion in real-time.

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Potential for cellulose thread in electronic textiles

A research team led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed a thread made of conductive cellulose, a renewable material, which offers sustainable and...

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Biodegradable ECG patch made of nanocellulose

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sustainable electrocardiogram patch that is fully recyclable and made of biomaterials.

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Award for stretchable, heat-conductive smart textile

A soft, breathable and stretchable smart textile that warms up in 30 seconds with a 5V2A power bank, and is stylish, lightweight and eco-friendly, has...

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Sweater-wrapped robots can feel and react to human touch

A machine-knitted textile “skin” – called RobotSweater – that can sense contact and pressure has been developed by a research team from Carnegie Mellon University’s...

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Additively manufactured 3D knitted soft robots

Researchers at the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have established a new approach for additively manufacturing soft robotics, using a...

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Raschel machine installed for smart textile projects

A Raschel knitting machine for processing electrically conductive yarns has been inaugurated at the Grabher Group’s research subsidiary V-trion in Lustenau, Austria.

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