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3XDRY (Schoeller Technologies AG) new textile, 2 layers, water repellent, absorbs perspiration, air permiability, fabrics
3XDRYÆ treatments combine two technologies into one textile: On the outside the textile is finished with a water-repellent function, whereas on the fabricís inside it absorbs perspiration. The treatment does not affect the appearance, hand or the air permeability features of the fabric.
Aeolia (Nottingham Trent University ) body, protoype, three-dimensional, weaving
This project explores the nature of space and place and will examine the concept of a bodily connection with the land through sketch prototyping of stretch sensors in sculptural textile forms. The resulting series of woven pieces for the body will be remotely connected to three-dimensional forms in the Scottish landscape, combining information from each to create unique low frequency feedback to be experienced by the wearer. this project is a collaboration between many people from different disciplines, most of them working at Nottingham Trent University.
Air Guitar (CSIRO) motion, sensor, textile, audio
The air guitar works by recognising and interpreting arm movements and relaying this wirelessly to a computer for audio generation. There are no trailing cables to get in way or trip over. Textile motion sensors embedded in the shirt sleeves detect motion when the arm bends - in most cases the left arm chooses a note and the right arm plays it.
Alexandra Fede Alexandra Fede clothings, integrated microelectronics, designer, technological stylist, italian fashion, researcher, new esthetics, hi-tech applications, innovative fibres, haute couture, catwalk, garment, para-aramidic fibres, textile treatments, nanotechnologies, sports wear, work wear, accessories, collaborations
Alexandra Fede Fashion designer with Technology Transfer experience in all aspects of development and implementations in a garment.. Direct experience in Fashion shows or catwalk , public relation, communication, scientific journalist, fashion consulting and patent's inventor.
Animated Textiles using Shape Memory Alloys Lynda Fletcher (Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design) 2009 textile study, animated textile, shape memory alloys, thickness, weight
The textile study was an examination of how a change in temperature can affect the textiles ability to control it's "thickness" and weight.
Apparel Design (College of Design-University of Minnesota) college, school, apparel, design, students, textile
In the apparel design program students develop an understanding of the textile and clothing product development process, including design, production, and marketing. Students are challenged to integrate knowledge of the product with consumer needs and business constraints.
AVALON Prof. Dr. Thomas Fischer (AVALON) research, textile, hybrid, technology, shape memory alloy, sma,
Principle objective of the AVALON project is the cross-sectoral development of novel hybrid textile structures integrating multifunctional Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) and the related processing techniques as well as design, simulation and organisational methodologies. They will enable the integration of such textile structures into novel high performance products in the fields of smart wearable systems and textile reinforcements for technical applications. The broader aim is to create new market perspectives in the textile sector by introducing emerging and highly promising non-textile technologies.
Berenstein Textile (Berenstein Textile) silks, rayons, wools, apparel fabric, wear fabrics, textiles, corporation, polyesters, materials
Berenstein Textiles are Wholesale Importers and Converters specializing in Bridal, Evening and Formal Wear Fabrics. In addition, we carry a full inventory of everyday apparel fabric such as Wools, Rayons, Silks and Polyesters.
Bluescreen Viktor & Rolf 2002 catwalk, innovation, screen, haute couture, fashion, company, designer, brand, bright blue garments, reflective textile
Viktor & Rolf enigmatically named their collection "long live the immaterial." It was hard to decipher precisely what that meant since the collection was full of rather heavy materialsówool, pinstripes, fur, velvet, crochet. The designers' talent for earnest experimentalism with traditional elements was funneled into a single device this season; they highlighted all-black outfits with bits of vivid royal blue so that the epaulettes, collars, bib shirt fronts and belts popped out in radiant color.
Body Pixel Deborah Hustic technology, interviews, wearable, blog, artist, beta
Deborah Hustic aka body pixel – artist, blogger, web dreamer… working with analogue and digital media. Holds MA in Comparative Literature and Ethnology, thesis on the topic of Butoh. Trained in graphic design; workshops in the fields of photography, dance, computer arts, semantic web, podcasts, textile arts, dance criticism, wearable technology, etc. For 15 years involved in new media. Interested in interactive performance and motion, wearable technology and the usage of new media art in performative context, DIY and free culture movement.
Caché Nadya Peek 2009 interaction, MIT media lab, fab-lab, sensor, dress, wearable, interactive clothing, e-textile, social, student, workshop
Nadya Peek, a first year grad student at the MIT Media Lab created a unique interactive dress to close the gap between our presents in the physical and virtual world. The scenario: a Netcitizenís photo on his/her social network platform indicates ëclickableí areas on the personís clothing. By clicking on these areas on the Website the information will be transmitted via smartphone and bluetooth to the piezo speaker in the garment indicating via a click sound someone clicked on the image letting the wearer know he/she feels close right now.
Catapult (Catapult) website, blog, textiles, smart
Clothes don't just look good, they're starting to think for you as well. Rebecca Martin reports on the next generation of textiles in part two of our fashion series. Catapult was funded by the Department of Innovation, Industry and Science and Research. This website is archived. Other than the news, Catapult is no longer updated.
CeNTI (CeNTI) development and validation, materials formulation, materials development, innovations, textiles, products, nanocoatings, fibres, smart materials, nanotechnology, research lab, process development, systems prototyping, application development and validation, leather
The Centre for nanotechnology and Smart Materials (CeNTI) is a new research, development and prototyping facility. It provides help in boosting advanced fibres, multi-nanocoatings, smart materials and the real performance of products in order to reach to market quickly by offering facilities and expertise that are rarely available in-house.
cimtec Pietro Vincenzini - General Chair (cimtec) ongoing electronics, smart textiles, conferences, event
Intensive research carried out worldwide for creating higher forms of materials, structures and systems by providing them with “life” functions, resulted in a relatively high level of technology readiness with several applications now emerging, demonstrating that smart materials technologies have matured well beyond the conceptual stage. Widespread use of nanotechnology concepts and tools and availability of multiscale computational models coupled with the exponential growth of computing capability and the merging of materials science and engineering with biological information, are fuelling the rate of advancement of the field. Nevertheless further substantial developments are required in the understanding of convergences of materials, electronics and biological systems, to meet relevant needs for present and foreseeable applications. The several Symposia featured by CIMTEC 2012 - 4th International Conference “Smart Materials, Structures and Systems” will cover outstanding areas of the subject from the molecular nanoscales to large complex integrated systems. The Conference Committees are pleased to invite you to foster progress in the field by contributing to discussions within the frames of what promises to be an exciting meeting, and to enjoy the immense, unique, artistic heritage and wonderful landscape of Tuscany.
Click Sneacks Despina Papadopoulos (Studio 5050) 2005 social, non verbal communication, sound, design, textile, fashion, fashionable technology, studio, interaction design, personal expression in wearable technology
The ClickSneaks were conceived in the most pedestrian manner. Walking down a cobblestone street, wearing a comfortable pair of sneakers next to a friend wearing a stunning pair of high heels. The sound of the heels echoed through the night, each step producing a rich aural environment
CLOTEFI (The Clothing Textile & Fibre Technology Development Company) textile, clothing textile, fibre technology, development company, technological research, scientific and technological services, businesses, organisations, clothing sector, research and technology
The Clothing Textile & Fibre Technology Development Company (CLOTEFI) was founded in 1986 to pursue the application and utilisation of the results of applied and technological research, and to provide scientific and technological services to businesses and organisations in the textile and clothing sector. It operates as a Societe Anonyme, and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Development's General Secretariat for Research & Technology.
Clothing + (Clothing +) 1998 sport applications, company, fibers, wearable, clothing, textiles, sensor system, healthcare applications
Clothing+ vision is to implement comfortable sensor systems for potential application areas like sports, wellbeing, and healthcare. By this step of evolution, sensor systems become comfortable, invisible, and reliable.
Coded Chromics Lynsey Calder, Sara Robertson, Ruth Aylett, Sandy Louchart computer science, design, smart textiles, coding, blog, university, color changing
Lynsey Calder, Sara Robertson, Ruth Aylett and Sandy Louchart are a multi-disciplinary research team at Heriot-Watt University bringing together Smart Textile Design and Computer Science. Intelligent colour changing textiles integrated with computer science and electronics
Costume Choreography II Michel Guglielmi, Hanne Louise Johannesen (Diffus Studio) 2008 garments, choreography, Electroluminescent, light, wearable, social, theatre
As a continuum of Costume Choreography and as a result of a fruitful workshop connected to the art and technology festival a-m-b-e-r ( we created a performance with textiles, interaction, movements, light and sound. Two dancers are wearing ultrasound devices which allow to measure the evolving distance between the two performers.
CuteCircuit Francesca Rosella, Ryan Genz (CuteCircuit) 2004 workshop, smart textile, fashion, wearable technology, interactive clothing, company, interaction, social, circuit
CuteCircuit is a fashion company based in London that designs interactive clothing. CuteCircuit products are innovative intelligent clothing that integrate new functionalities into fashion through the use of smart textiles and micro electronics. CuteCircuit is the first company to merge wearable and telecommunication technology to create emotionally rich experiences for users in the fashion, sport and communication industries.
Cyberfibres Kaye Ashton (Frances Burke Textile Resource Centre, RMIT University) materials, textiles, fibres, database, website
This website, entitled Cyberfibres, is a searchable online database of Australian fashion and textile design created by a team led by Kaye Ashton for the Frances Burke Textile Resource Centre and the RMIT University School of Fashion and Textiles in Melbourne Australia. The website contains a brief history of the Cyberfibres project, its content, origins and how to use it. The database can be searched by keyword, by a structured search facility including Date and Role functions, or can be browsed alphabetically. Entries in the database are varied, and may contain biographical information, images, articles, archive and resource location and repository details, lists of published resources, links to relevant entries in the database, and links to other online resources.
Danish Design School (Danish Design School) craft, art, Materials and Interaction, Design Values, Design Theory and Methods, research, design school, innovative shaping
The education and research programmes are organized in four centres: Centre for Fashion Design, Centre for Industrial Design, Centre for Communication Design and Centre for Arts and Crafts. We offer a wide series of study programmes, covering different approaches to design: visual communication, fashion design, industrial design, branding, furniture design, spatial design, textile design, design for digital media, ceramics, glass design and design for film and TV.
Deco-lux (Decobel) 2009 interior, textile, fabrics, high quality, inventive fabrics, classical damasks, jacquards, contemporary trends, luxurious silks, warm wools, elegant plain, hand printed velvets, modern leathers, customize fabrics, quality, style, polyester taffett‡ panel, embroidery, floral simple motives, luminous fabrics, Luminex, made in Italy
This collection is made of a polyester taffett‡ panel and its coordinated cushion both avaiable in three colours. The bright part is at the bottom of the panel and the traditional fabrics match with the luminous fabrics giving particular light effect.
Department of Textiles Lina Rambausek (Universiteit Gent) biomimetics, fibre and coloration technology, Plasma technology, polymer technology, department, smart textile, university, school, Faculty of Engineering, textile research, Scientific research, Technical-scientific services, textile industry, chemical, high performance textile materials Conductive textiles, Biotechnology, Centre for Materials Science and Engineering, Electrospinning, electroconductive fibres, electrochemical textile sensors
The Department of Textiles is an integrated part of the Faculty of Engineering of Ghent University. Structure I. CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY headed by prof. dr. Paul KIEKENS II. FIBROUS STRUCTURES headed by prof. dr. ir. Lieva VAN LANGENHOVE III. FIBRE AND COLORATION TECHNOLOGY headed by prof. dr. ir. Karen DE CLERCK IV. POLYMER TECHNOLOGY headed by prof. dr. ir. Gustaaf SCHOUKENS
Duck Dr Faith Kane (Loughborough University School of Art and Design ) research, design, textile, website, journal, online
What is Duck? An open access peer reviewed online journal for research in textiles and textile design. Duck provides an opportunity to engage in debate around textiles and textile design encompassing a range of approaches, disciplines and outcomes.
e-t+t Zane Berzina (ETT=Electronic-Text+Textiles) print, interdisciplinary, platform, cloth, electronic technologies.
e-text+textiles (e-t+t) is a non-governmental non-profit organization with its physical office in Riga, Latvia. e-t+t is an interdisciplinary platform facilitating artistic investigation and production in the fields of literature, language, textiles, and material culture, promoting expression at the intersections of print, cloth, and electronic technologies.
E-Textile Workspace Piem Wirtz, Melissa Coleman (V2_) makers, community, platform, discussion, workshop, workspace, e-textile,
The E-Textile Workspace offers an informal setting for critical discussion around wearable technology. It aims to open a space where practice is intertwined with knowledge sharing, feedback exchange among the invited participants and with critical reflection on the state-of-the-art in wearable technology.
Eeonyx Jamshid Avloni (Eeonyx) 1995 biomedical instruments, microwave absorbing structures, hi tech, design, corporation, piezoresistive fabric, conductive textile, company, dynamic pressure sensors, antennas, magnetic fabrics, smart materials
Weíve developed a core lineup of products including textiles, foams, felts and powders all with specifiable degrees of conductivity. Our textiles have been used in a wide range of commercial and military applications (from static controlled clean rooms to microwave absorbing structures, biomedical instruments, dynamic pressure sensors, antennas, and resistive heaters), and engineers are discovering more uses for them all the time.
Electronic Textiles: Wearable Computers, Reactive Fashion, and Soft Computation Joanna Berzowska (Xs Lab) 2004 electronic, textiles, smart fabrics, fashionable
Electronic textiles, also referred to as smart fabrics, are quite fashionable right now. Their close relationship with the field of computer wearables gives us many diverging research directions and possible definitions.
Eleksen (Eleksen) electro conductive, core technology, interactive apparel, interactive textiles, industries, group, fabric touch pad, fabric touch screen interfaces, sensitive
Peratechís Eleksen division is the world leader in touch sensitive interactive textiles for interactive apparel and soft goods products. The core technology, ElekTex, is a unique QTC-based electro-conductive fabric touch pad optimized for the creation of flexible, durable and rugged fabric touch screen interfaces.