Swedish researchers develop textile “muscles”

February 10th, 2017

Researchers at Linköping University and the University of Borås in Sweden have developed electro-active textile muscle systems that turn everyday apparel fabrics into artificial external musculature. The technology may aid people with disabilities, laborers and others who need a boost when lifting and pulling. Seeker and www.phys.org report how the system works: Lightweight apparel fabric […]

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