- A workshop to explore developments in electronic yarn was the event of last week, attracting 80 delegates.... fb.me/8a3sAs3p7 1 week ago
- Representatives from Burberry visited recently to discuss and see the Advanced Textiles Research Group's work. fb.me/1TmBmqqdF 3 weeks ago
- The BBC visited today to film for 'Made in the East Midlands' in the Advanced Textiles Research Group's lab.... fb.me/4HscSnxqW 1 month ago
- Guilford Textiles' Rachael Wickenden hosted a visit from members of the Advanced Textiles Research Group... fb.me/8tobyy5ez 1 month ago
- Guilford Textiles' Rachael Wickenden hosted a visit from members of the Advanced Textiles Research Group... fb.me/9iK4lMFTB 1 month ago
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Our colleague, Richard Arm, is working with the ATRG in developing systems that combine knitted textiles with moulded silicone components. Richard (pictured) was recently nominated for an outstanding teaching award by the School of Art and Design.
Although Anura Rathnayake has been testing his electronic yarns using the Zwick tester, he has also provided a picture of weights hung from one LED yarn to better demonstrate its continued functionality under loading (up to 5Kg).
Anura Rathnayake has been testing his illuminated yarn on the Zwick tensile tester (picture) to monitor functionality under applied loads.
An article on our new TSB funded project with Plessey Semiconductors Ltd has been published in The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/10965547/The-car-seats-which-detect-when-drivers-are-falling-asleep.html
The Advanced Textiles Research Group is sending a delegate to the Wearable Technology UX 2014 conference in London in September. The programme includes speakers from Adidas, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Philips and Nokia: http://wearabletechnologyux.com/wearable-technology-2014-program/