Breathable prosthetic sleeve developed at NTU

February 20th, 2015

Knitted, breathable prosthetic sleeves are being developed by Nottingham Trent University (NTU) researchers in an agreement with the Ministry of Defense, U.K. The sleeves improve the comfort of injured military personnel by preventing ulcers and stopping the uncomfortable build-up of perspiration between an amputee's residual limb and the prosthesis. The Advanced Textile Research Group at […]

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Design student alters clothing with an iPad app

July 9th, 2014

BA (Hons) Fashion Design student Oli Royce won the GFW (Graduate Fashion Week) Innovation Award at the London, U.K., event for a menswear collection that featured engineered prints with text and visual details only visible through an iPad app. Royce, 22, studied Fashion Design at Nottingham Trent University, U.K., and used the show to debut […]

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February 2014

February 7th, 2014

Electronic textile cushion This short video shows an electronic textile cushion recently produced by Ioannis Anastasopoulos of the Advanced Textiles Research Group, Nottingham Trent University, U.K.. The LED chips and interconnects have been fully integrated into the fabric structure. “Power pocket” could do more than store your phone Scientists at the University of Southampton are […]

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