Green medical textiles: the next phase

August 21st, 2015

Certain segments of the population today have a greater awareness of the composition of the individual constituents in products and are particular about a product’s environmental footprint. More importantly, among consumers who buy textiles and related products, environmental issues are of concern. Green products and technologies are desired particularly in metropolitan areas in developed economies. […]

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Dish-shaped wireless speaker goes anywhere

June 26th, 2015

Ultimate Ears has created the UE ROLL, a disc-shaped, compact wireless speaker that projects 360-degree sound from any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet in a range of as much as 65 feet. The device has a plasma-coated acoustic skin that protects it from moisture and water. At just 12 ounces, it’s ultimately portable and sports a […]

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Advances in low-pressure plasma coatings offer environmental benefits

April 10th, 2015

Plasma is considered to be the fourth state of matter; by adding energy, matter can be transformed from solid into liquid into gas into plasma. In low-pressure plasma technology, a stable and effective plasma is created by an electromagnetic discharge of a gas at low pressure and at low temperature. The molecules are decomposed into […]

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