Archive: November 2023

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Prototype smart glove helps improve stroke rehabilitation

An electronic glove that enables movement in the paralysed hand of stroke survivors to support their rehabilitation has been invented by a team from the…

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E-yarns for sport and healthcare applications

Electronic yarn (e-yarn) technology has been employed by a research group in Nottingham, UK, to create electronic textiles for healthcare, well-being and sports applications.

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Sewing, embroidery and lasers create sensors and wearables

Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California are using embroidery and lasers to create affordable, cutting-edge sensors for wearables…

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Integrating electronic components into textiles

High-quality, stable, reliable and durable electrical contact is essential for the success of electronic textiles (e-textiles), which must meet the requirements of both textiles and…

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Textiles that record audio

SRI International, North Carolina State University and textile producer International Fabric Machines are working to incorporate a piezoelectric material into a fabric that acts like…

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Essity joins project on circular sensor technology

Hygiene and health company Essity has joined the European research project Sustronics, which is supporting the development of circular electronic products.

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Stretchable and efficient wearable thermoelectric energy harvester

South Korean researchers at the Energy Conversion Materials Research Center, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, have developed a technology that can increase the flexibility and efficiency…

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Resilient, extended-use adhesive skin patch

A resilient adhesive skin patch from Neuwied, Germany-based high-tech tape manufacturer Lohmann offers a wearing time of 28 days or more, notably extending the usage…

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Fusing 3D printing and fashion

Dutch fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht and Chromatic 3D Materials have collaborated to unveil a futuristic three-dimensionally printed dress that responds to its environment through nearly…

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Lightweight, gel-free and waterproof ECG sensor

A new compact, lightweight, gel-free and waterproof electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor has been developed by a team at RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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