When innovation succeeds

June 10th, 2019

Collaborative, long-term efforts produce successful new products and applications. by Marie O’Mahony The Kjus Hydro_Bot ski jacket is designed for enhanced performance in extreme conditions. It features an individually controlled electronic moisture management system. Photo: Kjus Hydro_Bot . Harvard professor and author of The Innovator’s Dilemma (1997), Clayton M. Christensen, identified two forms of innovation: […]

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BAE’s military vest features wearable tech

July 22nd, 2016

U.K.-based BAE Systems has introduced a smart fabric tactical vest made from conductive yarns that can charge and power electronics via USB to alleviate the cluttered wires, cables, battery packs and other impracticalities that can hamper soldiers in the field. Developed in partnership with British military wearables company Intelligent Textiles, the vest can provide power and […]

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