Smart clothing with Nextiles technology tracks data

July 1st, 2021

Nextiles, a materials science and manufacturing company, is entering the sports and performance market to provide smart thread technology that captures biometric and biomechanics data. With backing from the National Science Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company blends traditional sewing techniques with printed circuit boards to make flexible material with sensors […]

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Innovators find a variety of markets for color-changing materials

September 1st, 2016

New research and applications are proving that color-changing smart textiles continue to offer viable technology and products in the smart fabrics marketplace. Most recently, researchers from the School of Information, University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new color-changing “smart thread,” Ebb, that turns fabric into a computerized display. According to information provided by the […]

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