Are smart textiles ready for the real world?

March 24th, 2017

Over the past decade, we’ve seen a slow but sure evolution of wearable electronics, including smart textiles, designed primarily to monitor body functions and communicate with the Internet of Things. But a great many were not especially wearable, and some never made it out of the lab. The tide, however, seems to be turning. Première […]

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HYDRO_BOT manages moisture in clothing

February 16th, 2017

A research facility and industry team have created a product they call HYDRO_BOT, aimed at transporting moisture to match human sweat rates in various climates, conditions and activity levels. The electronically controlled moisture management technology will be applied to sports, work and protective clothing. Osmotex, a Swiss-Norwegian startup, has been developing HYDRO_BOT for ten years. […]

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