These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes
Often, when I leave the house, it hits me that I haven't given any attention to colour matching my clothes. This fashion passe could soon be a thing of the past, because a group of researchers in the US have found a way of shifting...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem. It is often when people have attempted to master the procedure of keeping it simple that certain areas are neglected....

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.
As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday problems are growing in numbers with it. Within the context of fashion and technology, the necessity of evolvement of #theMerge...

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent skin for optical signaling and tactile sensing. The 'Octopus-like' skin is able to stretch out more than six times its original...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in length and be used for smart garments and robotics. The stretchable electronics can be stretched like rubber up to four times in any...