Archive: August 2022

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Miniature biosensor can monitor condition of serious wounds

A biosensor capable of accurately monitoring the condition of a chronic wound has been developed in the UK by a team at Nottingham Trent University…

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New Lenzing factory strengthens status as regional BCG hub

The recent start up of operations at European cellulosic fibres producer Lenzing’s production plant for lyocell fibre exemplifies Thailand’s status as a hub for green…

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Embedded pneumatic circuits for assistive garments

Textile-based pneumatic logic gates that could help people with functional limitations perform tasks without electronic assistance, eliminating the need for wearers to carry bulky power…

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Tackling dehydration through sweat-sensing technology

Digital health company Epicore Biosystems has entered into a partnership with Denka, a Japan-based multinational technology and materials company.

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Automotive supplier to collaborate on carbon fibre exoskeletons

Automotive supplier Mubea has entered into a co-operation agreement to commence production of robotic exoskeletons for smart power suits developer German Bionic of Augsburg, Germany.

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Bio-inks for 3D-printable wearables

US researchers at Texas A&M University has developed a new class of biomaterial inks that mimic native characteristics of highly conductive human tissue, much like…

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Asahi Kasei to present new concept car with diversified material solutions

Asahi Kasei will present its latest concept car, the AKXY2, for the first time in Europe at the K 2022 trade fair from 19–26 October…

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Vest monitors with acoustic sensors record lung function

A technology in which noises in the lungs are recorded using a textile vest with integrated acoustic sensors is being developed by researchers at the…

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Could hemp growing industry rescue Croatia’s economy?

It is estimated that the value of the European industrial hemp market could approach US$9bn by 2027, according to Poslovni Dnevnik.

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Camira launches design collection from the archives

To celebrate its 200th anniversary in transport textiles, Camira Fabrics has released New Heritage – an exclusive collection of 20 designs from its archives, available…

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Lenzing to transition Indonesian site to green energy

The Lenzing Group, a producer of wood-based speciality fibres, is expanding its global clean electricity portfolio and transitioning its production site in Purwakarta, Indonesia, to…

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Wireless sock monitors reduce rate of patient falls in hospitals

A study led by nurses at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center involving 569 hospitalised “fall risk” patients found the use of a wireless…

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From ties to a full range of men’s fashion in Bulgaria

In 1991, Silvia and Svilen Kanevski decided to start making ties.

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Chip-free, wireless electronic ‘skin’

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a wearable sensor that communicates wirelessly without requiring onboard chips or batteries.

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Interior upgrades for Emirates aircraft

Emirates has announced an investment of more than US$2bn to enhance its inflight customer experience.

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Interior of new Mercedes EQE SUV previewed

Mercedes-Benz has provided a first glimpse of the interior of its new EQE sport-utility vehicle, the multi-purpose variant of the company’s EQE executive sedan.

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