Monthly Archives: July 2014

Richard Arm

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. Advertisements

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Strength of the electronic yarn

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).

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Electronic yarn

Anura Rathnayake has been testing his illuminated yarn on the Zwick tensile tester (picture) to monitor functionality under applied loads.

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The car seats which detect when drivers are falling asleep

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

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Wearable Technology UX 2014

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/

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