Smart Fabrics Summit convenes in late March

March 14th, 2022

The Smart Fabrics Summit will be held at North Carolina State University (NC State) in Raleigh, N.C. The university’s Wilson College of Textiles is co-organizer of the event with the Industrial Fabrics Association International.  This year’s Summit offers two days of educational sessions, product showcases and networking opportunities, March 28–29. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. […]

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From building to body: Current research into interactive and technical textiles

December 1st, 2012

Highlights from the educational sessions at IFAI Expo 2012 in Boston “Health and well-being in the personal and built environments” was presented by session moderator Marie O’Mahony, professor of advance fashion and textiles, OCAD University, Toronto, Ont., Canada. New fibers such as “memory metal” (plugged into a car battery), technomaterials made of natural substances such […]

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