Performance Fibers becomes DuraFiber Technologies Inc.

April 24th, 2015

Industrial polyester fiber and fabric maker Performance Fibers of Huntersville, N.C., has completed the sale of its Asia operations to Indorama Ventures PCL, and has changed its name to DuraFiber Technologies Inc. "This sale has enhanced our consolidation of resources to focus on our core business, further strengthened our financial position, and, most importantly, will […]

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Smart-shoes system designed for performance

April 10th, 2015

No New Folk Studio Inc., a Japanese hardware startup, creates technology for artists and performers with a focus on wireless interaction and the Internet of Things (IoT). Their new endeavor is a smart-shoes system named “Orphe,” which is designed for performance that functions both as a customizable lighting system and a musical instrument/audio-visual controller. Each […]

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Lighting up a rainy night

October 11th, 2013

Lumi is a one-of-a-kind umbrella designed in collaboration with renowned dance company Pilobolus and inspired by their live show “UP: The Umbrella Project.” This limited edition umbrella was created following the original design used as part of that project, a participatory performance developed by the Connecticut-based modern dance company and MIT's Computer Science and Artificial […]

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