Monthly Archives: April 2012

Smart Fabrics conference

The head of the Advanced Textiles Group, Professor Tilak Dias, is just back from the Smart Fabrics conference that was held in Miami, Florida. There were over 100 delegates including those from Adidas, Nike, Samsung, North Face, Apple, Honda, Toyota, … Continue reading

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Heated Gloves

We are currently working with EXO Technologies Ltd (http://www.exo2.co.uk/thermoknit-ezp-11.html) to develop electrically heated textile products. Our initial focus is on the further development of heated gloves. A potential use is for the treatment of Raynaud’s phenomenon (http://www.raynauds.org.uk/raynauds/raynauds) a condition where … Continue reading

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Martina Topley-Bird

Went down to London yesterday to discuss our electronic textiles work with the singer Martina Topley-Bird. A lovely person with a lovely voice: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Topley-Bird

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e-textiles

We aim to transform the way that electronic textiles are produced by fully integrating electronics into the core of yarns. The concept of electronically functional yarns, or smart yarns, is revolutionary in that information technology will be incorporated into textiles … Continue reading

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