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BEE's Susana Soares 2007 ecology, technology, designer, biology
Bees have a phenomenal odor perception. They can be trained within minutes using Pavlov ̕ s reflex to target a specific odor. BEE ̕ S explores how we might co-habit with natural biological systems and use their potential to increase our perceptive abilities. The aim of this project is to develop collaborative relations between scientific and technological research, beekeepers and design, among others, translating the outcome into systems and objects that people can understand and use, engendering significant adjustments. The object depicted provides a diagnosis using bees to detect general health through breath.
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.
burda style sewing patterns, free
By-Wire.Net Marina Toeters designer, innovative fashion, research, collaboration projects, freelance intermediary, fashion companies, creates concepts, presentations, brainstorm sessions, garments, new applications loves to expand innovative fashion by sharing knowledge. It will continue researching and collaboration projects. As freelance intermediary Marina Toeters works for fashion and technical companies; creates concepts, presentations, brainstorm sessions and garments for example for technical companies which are looking for new application for their materials or advises designers interested in process innovation.
bYOB Gauri Nanda, Adrian Cable 2004 communication, accessories
What is a conversation like between a handbag and a scarf? How can you mediate their conversation and when is your skirt allowed in on the discussion? As a woman is about to leave her house, her handbag may solicit the weather forecast from the humidity sensor on its fellow smart curtain. It might deliver the news of an impending downpour by saying "I think it might rain. Go get your umbrella." And after deliberating with her coat pocket, the handbag may use ambient light to caution the user if she's forgotten her cell phone.
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.
Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon University, College of Engineering/College of Fine Arts) school, university, education, research, outreach
Carnegie Mellon is an innovative leader helping to shape the world through education, research and outreach. Recognized for our unique interdisciplinary environment, we encourage work across departmental lines. As a result, our graduates enter the world with the ability to solve complex problems through leadership and collaboration.
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.
Cati Vaucelle Cati Vaucelle (MIT Media Laboratory) avatar, biological, science, healthcare, hybrid
Through an interdisciplinary lens that brings together engineering, art, cognitive science, and healthcare, I explore the anthropomorphic nature of hybrid physical/digital objects and their promise to be catalysts towards unforeseen discoveries. I design objects to offer anima and perspective: from the haptic jacket that an autistic patient wears to express to the doctor what it means to be sensory defensive, to the electromagnetic field detector bracelet that transforms invisible information into visible data for a feeling of empowerment, or an environment where instead of you taking care of your avatar in massive online games, your avatar turns around and takes care of your biological needs.
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.
Centro E. Piaggio Universita di Pisa (Centro E. Piaggio) centre of research, university, pisa, Robotics, Bioengineering, Aerospace
The Research Center in Robotics and Bioengineering e. Piaggio is an Interdepartmental Center of the University of Pisa devoted to multidisciplinary research in the fields of bioengineering and robotics, and to the training of personnel for Research and Development careers.
Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers University of Technology) university, school, technology
Chalmers is a university of technology in which research and teaching are conducted on a broad front within technology, natural science and architecture. Our inspiration lies in the joy of discovery and the desire to learn. Underlying everything we do is a wish to contribute to sustainable development both in Sweden and world-wide.
Chanel Light Bulb Heels Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel) 2008 haute couture, light bulb, fashion, wearable, shoes, garments, luxury brand, expencive
The shoes are made out of goat skin sprinkled with sequin and the lightbulb heels can unscrew and are battery operated so they can be used over and over again. The shoes are a part of the Chanel Pre-Fall 2008 collection.
CHI 2010 (CHI 2010) 2010 human experience, human computer interaction, computing systems, human factors, conference, community
CHI (ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems) is the premier international conference for the field of human-computer interaction. CHI 2010 looks outward to the human experience of computing in the world. ìWe are HCIî challenges our community to embrace the diversity of HCI in the world and to exclaim our commitment as a profession to empower people from all walks of life. 10-15 April 2010 Atlanta, GA, USA
christienmeindertsma Christien Meindertsma artist, nature, procuct cycle, production
Christien Meindertsma explores the life of products and raw materials. For her first book, Checked Baggage (2004), Christien purchased a container filled with a week's worth of objects confiscated at security checkpoints in Schiphol Airport after 9/11. She meticulously categorized all 3267 items and photographed them on a white seamless background. Christien’s second book, PIG 05049 (2007), is an extensive collection of photographic images that documents an astounding array of products that different parts of an anonymous pig called 05049 could support. With this book, Christien reveals lines that link raw materials with producers, products and consumers that have become so invisible in an increasingly globalized world.
Christopher Pearson Studio Christopher Pearson (Christopher Pearson Studio) design, studio, animation
Christopher Pearson Studio is a cross discipline design studio. Working on commercial projects in Art & Design. Specialties include Pattern, Animation and unique conceptual projects
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.
CIMTEC congress 2010 (CIMTEC congress 2010) smart material, conference, congress, new research
CIMTEC 2010 - 12th International Conference on Modern Materials and Technologies - will be held in Montecatini Terme, Tuscany, Italy, on June 6 to 18, 2010. CIMTEC 2010 will consist of the 12th International Ceramics Congress (June 6-11) and of the 5th Forum on New Materials (June 13-18), each of them including a number of Symposia, Focused Sessions, and Conferences. As a major long standing event for the international materials community, CIMTEC will again gather together a large and qualified audience of materials scientists, physicists, chemists and engineers as well as experts of a wide range of the most demanding application areas of modern materials, from information technology to biological systems.
CircuitWriter (Caig Laboratories) buy, shop, silver, writer, circuit, paint, ink, conductive
Apply instant traces on most surfaces (epoxy, glass, plastic, metal). Draw traces on circuit boards, repair defective traces, make jumpers and shield electronics, design prototype circuits and repair rear-window heater traces.
Claudy Jongstra Claudy Jongstra innovative technique, craft, handmade, contemporary design, interior design, felt fabrics, design, tapestry, fabric
Claudy Jongstra (born 1963) designs and produces unique felt fabrics for interiors. She works together with architects and clients around the world to create unique pieces for specific spaces and purposes. Each Claudy Jongstra design is a one-of-a-kind object of contemporary design, partly handmade and incorporating traditional craft techniques and innovative skills. Thanks to her innovative technique, Claudy Jongstra designs can be produced in any format and in any colour. The result can be used as a wall hanging, adhered directly to a wall, or it can be used to cover other surfaces, as a tapestry, or as a fabric, for example, to cover space dividers.
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
Climate Dress Michel Guglielmi, Hanne Louise Johannesen (Diffus Studio) 2009 wearable, Arduino Lilypad, light, LED, interaction, social
The Climate Dress is made of conductive embroidery, over hundred of tiny LED lights inserted into the embroidery, a CO2 sensor and an Arduino Lilypad microprocessor. The LEDs visualize the level of CO2 in the nearby surroundings and are powered trough the embroidery.
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.
CO2rset Kristin O'Friel 2008 designer, artist, urbanist, environmentalist, everyday interactions, sustainable practices, physical interfaces, couture, CO2 levels, CO2 Sensors, Mini Gear Motors, Microcontroller, H-bridge, Cotton Fabric, Webbing, Boning, Grommets, Lacing, garment
CO2RSET is couture that monitors CO2 levels in the atmosphere and responds by tightening or loosening on the body.
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
Color changing Embroidery thread buy, materials, thread, color change
Computer Science Department (University of Colorado) computer, science, university
The Computer Science Department currently has 36 faculty, 180 graduate students (98 masters students and 82 PhD students), 258 undergraduate majors, 52 undergraduate minors, and 11 research and administrative staff. It has strong research programs in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, mobile computing, computer security, computational biology, robotics, algorithm design, artificial intelligence, software and web engineering, programming languages, database design and data mining, human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, machine learning, lifelong learning and design, numerical and parallel computation, speech and language processing, scientific computing and theoretical computer science.