37.5 Technology shown to increase athletic efficiency

June 21, 2016

Source: Advanced Textiles Source A blind study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder has shown that wearing 37.5® technology can improve thermoregulation during exercise, the company reports. By reducing the increase in core temperature during exercise, similar to wearing a cooling vest circulating cold water, the added

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DyStar launches sustainable Cadira Polyester

June 17, 2016

Source: Advanced Textile Source Singapore-based chemical specialist DyStar® Group has introduced Cadira Polyester as the second concept of its new Resource Efficiency Program. The Cadira concepts reduce water, waste and energy consumption, and help brands and retailers and their production partners save resources, reduce the carbon footprint of their textile

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Robot weaves a carbon-fiber pavilion

June 10, 2016

Source: Advanced Textiles Source A new, biologically inspired, carbon-fiber pavilion in the courtyard of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was woven by … a robot. The installation was designed by architect Achim Menges with collaborators Moritz Dörstelmann, Jan Knippers and Thomas Auer. According to a report on the online design

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Sound Shirt helps deaf wearers “hear” music

June 10, 2016

Source: Advanced Textile Source CuteCircuit has been an innovator in wearable technology for some time, making headlines, in particular, with spectacular stage costumes for superstar entertainers, such as Katy Perry. But the London-based tech-fashion firm also has a reputation for developing products meant to help the wearer do more than

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