Category: Textiles

Textile muscles to aid movement


A team of researchers at ETH Z├╝rich have developed an upper body garment containing a textile muscle that detects and aids the arm movements of the wearer. (more…)

Woven Fabric Display


A 6m long and 25cm wide woven Electroluminescent (EL) display has been created by an international team of researchers. An excellent and detailed paper describing the work has been published in Nature. (more…)

Visualising Wi-Fi activity through a tapestry

Making the unseen seen is the theme of this dynamic tapestry. It listens into the 2.4 GHz channels of Wi-Fi and when data is transmitted the tapestry colours subtly change. (more…)