News tagged with textile

Woven electronics

Electrical engineers from ETH Zurich have devised intelligent textiles that already have electronic components such as sensors and conductive filaments woven into them. The advantage: the fabric can be mass-produced on conventional ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Engineering
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Pentagon announces new push for 'smart' fabrics

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced an initiative Friday to create smart textiles that one day could see tents made of power-generating fabric, running shoes as light as socks and uniforms that detect chemical and nuclear ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Security
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Simulating technical textiles perfectly

Compression bandages, protective jackets and car seat covers have to meet various requirements. Simulations help to improve such technical textiles for their specific application. Fraunhofer researchers are analyzing structures ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Wear your social network

What if your likes and interests on social media were broadcast to the world offline? Would that make it easier for you to make real-world connections with people? That's the idea behind Social Textiles, a wearable social ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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What labels on textiles can tell us about society

Throughout Chinese history, dynastic states used labels on textiles to spread information on the maker, the commissioner, the owner or the date and site of production. Silks produced in state-owned manufacture of the Qing ...

dateOct 21, 2014 in Other
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