Category: Recent Innovations

3D biomedical textile engineering technology by Secant Medical

Secant Medical, the leading manufacturer of biomedical textiles and advanced biomaterials, has developed a new 3D textile engineering technology by integrating traditional textile engineering with advanced biomaterials. While 3D printing or additive manufacturing has gained considerable attention as a novel method to create 3D biomedical forms, 3D printing does not always offer the dimensional stability, […]

Lycra Beauty III

Shapewear is evolving rapidly away from the constricting uncomfortable elasticated garments that previously dominated the branded market. Invista’s research showed that 95% of women stated that fit was important compared with 59% [current] satisfaction. 94% stated that comfort was important with only 56% satisfaction. 69% of the women found a “fabric that wicks away moisture” […]

New Xennia range for digital polyester fabric printing

Xennia Technology has launched a full range of sublimation digital textile printing inks for proofing and production-scale decoration of polyester fabrics. Xennia Corundum range of digital textile inkjet inks designed for high quality sublimation polyester fabric printing using both coated and uncoated transfer papers offers unsurpassed colour vibrancy and industrial reliability, the company reports. The […]

Fabric based sensors to prevent drivers falling asleep at the wheel

Car seats with integrally knitted sensors, which warn drivers when they start to fall asleep at the wheel, are being developed as part of a study by researchers at Nottingham Trent University. Professor Tilak Dias and William Hurley of the university’s Advanced Textile Research Group, will be working with UK headquartered electronic sensors developer Plessey […]

T-shirt for health and sports sectors premieres at Wearable Technologies

Match2blue, a leading mobile technology developer has for the first time presented as this year’s Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco that concluded last week, with its innovative ambiotex prototype t-shirt for fitness, lifestyle and health sector. The shirt, which was developed in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS), measures vital parameters […]

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