Device powered by body heat

May 1st, 2021

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a wearable device that transforms the human body into a biological battery. The device is stretchy enough to be worn like a ring or another accessory that fits on the skin. By employing thermoelectric generators, the device can convert the body’s internal temperature into electricity. “In […]

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AATCC encourages education and discussion on wearable technology and electronic textiles

February 29th, 2016

The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals (AATCC) is encouraging the electronic segment of the textile industry by sponsoring and participating in upcoming workshops. It is also partnering with the WEAR Conference, the longest-running conference series dedicated to smart textiles, wearable technology, material innovation and the business of consumer experience. Upcoming workshops, meetings and […]

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AATCC committees to discuss wearable technology, static electricity

October 13th, 2015

Two new groups will meet to discuss wearables and static electricity as part of The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals’ (AATCC) fall committee meetings in November. All interested parties are invited to attend the free meetings. Nearly 50 research and administrative committees will meet across the three-day event held Nov. 3–5 at the […]

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