HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blogs
Blog

Researchers Develop Electricity-Conducting Yarn for Smart Clothing

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
<<  <  Page 2/2
Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Clothing for a new generation
Charles Murray   7/24/2013 7:57:22 PM
NO RATINGS
Good points, Rob. And what happens if you take it to the gym and saturate it with sweat?

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Summary of the state of the art
Elizabeth M   7/23/2013 5:38:11 AM
NO RATINGS
Yes, TJ, you're right. I was actually thinking of this article I just wrote when I was researching the yarn one: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=265384

Actually, a slideshow of the technologies might be a good idea, too, as well as a feature that highlights all of the various technologies, as you suggest.

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Clothing for a new generation
Elizabeth M   7/23/2013 5:36:16 AM
NO RATINGS
Yes, Rob, we old folks may not want to experiment with something that wouldn't be so comfortable, but this could really take off with the younger kids, who are more likely to adopt the latest and coolest fashion and technology crazes, no matter what the comfort level.

TJ McDermott
User Rank
Blogger
Summary of the state of the art
TJ McDermott   7/23/2013 3:14:37 AM
NO RATINGS
Elizabeth, this is another step in the combining of power with clothing.  DN published quite a number of articles of a similar nature.  I respectfully suggest an article collecting the titles (with links) to all the stories in the past 12-18 months might prove interesting to readers?

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
This is fun
Ann R. Thryft   7/22/2013 8:17:28 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks, Elizabeth, this is fun and a wonderful application of energy harvesting. Although I don't think I'd want to wear it because of artificial fabrics feel weird.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Clothing for a new generation
Rob Spiegel   7/22/2013 12:01:28 PM
NO RATINGS
Pretty fantastic stuff, Elizabeth. I wonder if you can put it in the dryer or the washer. I wonder what it feels like on the skin. Right off the bat, I predict it will be adopted by those in their late teens and early twenties and shuned by those older than 40.

<<  <  Page 2/2
Partner Zone
More Blogs
A Vienna, Austria-based startup called Heliofloat has designed a platform of solar panels that can be deployed in lakes or oceans to generate solar-based electricity.
Electrical engineers from the University of Washington and Delft University of Technology have developed a new type of sensor-based platform that harvests energy from radio waves for electricity.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
There is a new cooperation between the Industrial Internet Consortium and Plattform Industrie 4.0 to explore the potential alignment of their two architecture efforts: the Reference Architecture Model for Industrie 4.0 (RAMI4.0) and the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA).
The problem with a four-, five-, or six-year degree is that they don’t teach engineers the soft skills required to have a successful career. Here are seven skills that every engineering graduate needs to be successful.
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
May 2 - 6, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Rapid Prototyping Embedded Systems using Micro Python
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service