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 […]

3rd International Digital Textile Congress 2014

The 3rd edition of the International Digital Textile Congress 2014 will take place from 4-5 September 2014 in Gent, Belgium. This conference intends to bring forward the research and latest developments on digital technologies, including hardware, software, digital inks, printed materials and their related applications. The event will highlight all the aspects of digital technologies that […]

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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