Embroidered antennas promise improved reception

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Various fabric antennas for incorporation in garments have been around since 2000 (early example). The topic has been revisited by scientists at Ohio State University who can use high precision embroidery to generate antennas in the microwave frequency. (more…)

Sports bra’s in spring from OmSignal

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In an interesting article from itbusiness, OmSignal announced that they will be complementing their OmSignal shirts with sports bras. The article also describes the companies evolution from an engineering company to one with a stronger garment emphasis. (more…)

Sneek peek at the future of fashion

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Nice short video from Innovate UK looking at possible fashion futures including; novel light bending materials and textiles that change colour depending on the unseen environment, also cross disciplinary play-spaces (more…)

Sonic Top Hat leads the way

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A set of Cornell University students have developed a prototype top hat with a GPS that navigates the wearer using 3D sound. (more…)

Hi-tech boots at CES

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The Smartshoe 01s on show at CES in Las Vegas not only measure your steps and calorie burn, but can, via your smartphone, keep your feet warm and adjust the tightness of the grip around your ankle. (more…)