IARPA launches SMART ePANTS program

May 23rd, 2022

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) recently held a Proposers’ Day in Arlington, Va., and virtually. Its purpose was to introduce the SMART ePANTS program to potential proposers and to provide information on technical requirements and program objectives. The program is being instigated to develop sensor systems that can record and store audio, video and […]

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E-textiles prove their worth in diagnostic medical applications.

December 13th, 2021

Sensors integrated into leggings make EMG monitoring unobtrusive and comfortable for the wearer. Photo: DITF. by Marie O’Mahony Smart textiles are having an increasing impact on medical textiles. In a presentation at IFAI EXPO 2021, Carsten Linti from the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) outlined some of the institute’s R & D […]

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