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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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Adaptive artificial muscles made of single-helical wool yarn

As part of an ongoing project focused on textile-based soft actuators, a team of researchers at Jiangnan University in China have developed new artificial muscles...

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Flexible device harvests thermal energy to power wearable electronics

University of Washington researchers have developed a flexible, wearable thermoelectric device that converts body heat to electricity as a way of continuously powering wearable electronics.

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Engineered mattress tricks the body to fall asleep faster

Bioengineers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a unique mattress and pillow system that uses heating and cooling to tell the body...

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Graphene nanotubes add functionality to yarns

High demand for interactive electronic textiles has encouraged CoatYarn, an Italian producer of technical/industrial yarns, to expand its production range with a thermoplastic polyurethane yarn...

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Form-fitting individually customised face masks

A doctoral candidate in Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Architecture has developed a new active fibre and designed a process that, combined with a...

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Smart solution for dealing with daily back pain

Myovolt is launching a new platform technology for the treatment and tracking of lower back pain.

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Stretchable and washable printed electronic technologies

TNO at Holst Centre in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, has developed a platform of thin, stretchable and washable printed electronic technologies for smart clothing and wearable...

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Intelligent boot created for healthcare workers

Australian researchers have created a high-tech boot concept that continuously monitors temperature and pressure, designed to address the specific needs of doctors, nurses and other...

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New shape-shifting material can move like a robot

Australian engineers have developed a new class of smart textiles that can shape-shift and turn a two-dimensional material into three-dimensional structures.

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