E-textile innovator LOOMIA was awarded an honorable mention in two general categories by Fast Company and their World Changing Ideas for 2020. The award honors products, concepts, companies, policies and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet.
The company, with offices in New York City and Palo Alto, Calif. designs and manufactures soft circuit systems (e-textiles) that can be manufactured at scale. The LOOMIA Electronic Layer (LEL) has been recognized for its ability to add a variety of sensing and temperature functions to automotive interiors, medical and wellness wearables, and outdoor goods. The LEL is scalable and can be customized to fit any surface area.
The contest, now in its fourth year, has honored a range of accomplishments, including sustainability initiatives, consumer products and groundbreaking government policies. This year, companies were chosen from 25 different categories. This award shows the potential of e-textiles as a meaningful technology of the future.
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