Thermochromic dyes: Smart textiles: Heat Reactive Jacket by Stone Island, a tracksuit top which changes colour from black to green/ blue once it has reached 27 degrees. The fabric that is cotton nylon with thermosentive liquid crystals that react to heat.
When light hits a drop of water remarkable things can occur. It can refract through the water and form rainbows in the sky. Or it can have a mirroring effect, reflecting it back and create small spots of light. Liquid light is a series of experimental optical fiber textiles inspired by the interaction between water …
This sportswear peels away when you're hot and sweaty
Wearable technologies or smart textiles are of high interest among the medical community as these technologies promise to enable more accurate monitoring of patients while giving more dignity and conv(Wearable Technology)
Montreal-based Chinese fashion designer Ying Gao, has used complex sensory technology to create a dress that moves, changes shape and even lights up when looked at. Her high-fashion creations with eye-tracking technology is activated when gazed upon.
This year's emotional icon to remember is Phillips' Bubelle, the emotional sensing prototype dress. Bubelle has landed on Time's Best Inventions Of The Year list. The color changing dress is one of two Philips' SKIN Probes
Forster Rohner - 2015 updates of conductive structures (LED) on textiles for apparel application WGSN attends Techtextil Frankfurt/ May, the international trade fair for technical textiles and exhibitors from 54 countries. keep tuned!