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Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Printed Electronics World
May 14, 2019
Louis Vuitton flexible display handbags

Louis Vuitton flexible display handbags

Fashion house Louis Vuitton has demonstrated a bag with two flexible OLED displays.
Printed Electronics World
May 3, 2019
3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

The potential for wearable electronics goes far beyond smart watches, but our current options for battery packs and circuit boards don't make for the most comfortable E-socks. One solution, being developed is to simply print flexible fibers on to transitional textiles or clothes.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 29, 2019
Flexible circuits for 3D printing

Flexible circuits for 3D printing

A research cooperation has developed a process suitable for 3D printing that can be used to produce transparent and mechanically flexible electronic circuits.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 7, 2019
Elastic fibre with the strength of metal

Elastic fibre with the strength of metal

Researchers have developed a fiber that combines the elasticity of rubber with the strength of a metal, resulting in a tougher material that could be incorporated into soft robotics, packaging materials or next-generation textiles.
Printed Electronics World
Nov 28, 2018
Smartphone controlled clothing warms up

Smartphone controlled clothing warms up

Smart, discreet and wire-free heated base layer that keeps men and women warm in all the right places while ensuring flexibility and style.
Printed Electronics World
Jul 9, 2018
Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Engineers are threading circuitry into clothes to create comfortable devices that could make electronic fashion the future of the textiles industry.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 18, 2018
E-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger

E-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger

Electronic textiles could allow a person to control household appliances or computers from a distance simply by touching a wristband or other item of clothing — something that could be particularly helpful for those with limited mobility. Now researchers have developed a new type of e-textile that is self-powered, highly sensitive and washable.
Printed Electronics World
May 29, 2018
An elastic fiber set to revolutionize smart clothes

An elastic fiber set to revolutionize smart clothes

Scientists have found a fast and simple way to make super-elastic, multi-material, high-performance fibers. Their fibers have already been used as sensors on robotic fingers and in clothing. This breakthrough method opens the door to new kinds of smart textiles and medical implants.
Printed Electronics World
May 14, 2018
Myant & STOLL unveil the digital textile factory

Myant & STOLL unveil the digital textile factory

The Myant & STOLL collaboration revolutionizes localized production with a one-stop, virtual factory that provides solutions for R&D, design, and manufacturing at scale.
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