Tagged: Garment

Affordable white shirt repels oil-based liquid for zero maintenance and care

The unstainable white shirt_2

Clothing manufacturers have always craved for a fabric that is hydrophobic and repels any kind of staining. White is perhaps one of the most susceptible clothing fabric that is rendered useless in case it is stained beyond cleaning. Moreover, sporting a white formal shirt or tee always exudes confidence, but it is also a dirt magnet which deters many from wearing this soothing colored clothes. A Kickstarter campaign that is on course to attaining almost 5 times the funding goal is all set to change that. This is The Unstainable White Shirt which can take any liquid or oily substance, and still manage to be squeaky clean with the wipe of a cleaning cloth.
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Machine washable Solar Shirt charges your mobile devices on the go

Solar Shirt by Pauline Van Dongen

Wearable Solar Shirt fitted with 120 solar cells

There’s no doubting that wearable technology, and smart clothing in particular are the destined trends of the near future. With demanding consumers looking for embedded electronics in their everyday clothing that can make life seamless, development of such wearable devices is very much in demand. Fashion designer Pauline Van Dongen has come up with Solar Shirt as a part of her Wearable Solar Collection that juices-up your gadgets on the go. Now, that is a good use of the abundant natural source of energy, literally converting yourself into a charging station for your smartphone, tablets or MP3 players.
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CES 2015: 3D printed animatronics dress that safeguards your personal space

3D printed Smart Spider Dress CES 2015

When you combine wearable technology and 3D printing technology, the result is surely destined to be spectacular. Going one step ahead of the Synapse Dress that is programmed using the Intel Edison microcontroller chip is the Smart Spider Dress. What it does, well protect you from any intrusion into your personal space. The 3D printed dress is currently on display at the ongoing CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2015 in Las Vegas.
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Synapse Dress – 3D printed interactive garment fitted with Intel Edison chip

3D printed Synapse Dress with Intel Edison microcontroller detects wearer's emotional response to a person

3D printed Synapse Dress with Intel Edison microcontroller detects wearer’s emotional response to a person

Dutch FashionTech designer Anouk Wipprecht in close association with Italian Architect Niccolo Casas has created a smart garment dubbed Synapse Dress that shows the wearer’s emotions. The smart garment has a 3D printed front section with interactive lighting and the brain of this interactive dress is the Intel Edison chip which debuted at the last CES Show. The dress analyses the wearer’s internal emotional state via the sensors and actuators by analyzing the heart-rate and other biological responses.
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