Tagged: muscle

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…)

Deforming shirt shows your effort

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German designer Simone Schramm has created an experimental deforming sports top. The idea appears to be that through tightening of threads within the garment it can be made to open the surface and reveal colors from a lower layer. (more…)

Kate Hartman’s wings flutter at Maker Faire

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Kate Hartman gave a fascinating talk on her teams recent work on muscle activated wings, at the San Francisco maker faire. The talk nicely took us through the development from idea, to prototype to the current slick version. (more…)