smart textiles

Fabric vs. Textile: Understanding the Difference

Using the words ‘fabric’ and ‘textile’ interchangeably to describe different materials is a common mistake among regular folks.  As a professional designer or engineer, however, you can’t afford such mistakes, especially with money and reputation…

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The Future of Smart Textiles in Home Healthcare

Smart textiles or E-textiles are textiles that incorporate the functionality of a computer. E-textiles are designed for both comfort-ability and functionality. They consist of conductive fibers and electronic elements that are woven into traditional fabric….

Introduction to Smart Textiles

Introduction to Smart Textiles

The fabric we wear has remained generally the same for thousands of years, serving us just a single purpose: coverage and protection from the elements. But all of that is about to change. Recent breakthroughs…