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Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology

Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology Book
Author : Jane McCann,David Bryson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-02-27
ISBN : 1845695666
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart clothes and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of interdisciplinary research within the fashion, textile, electronics and related industries. This book provides a comprehensive review of the end-user’s requirements and the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Part one looks at the design of smart clothing and wearable technology including the emergence of wearable computing, end-user requirements, and the design process from fibre selection to product launch. Part two examines the general requirements for merging of a range of textile structures with technology and communications for wearable technologies. Part three reviews the types of production technologies available for the development of smart clothing, including garment construction and fabric joining, and the final part discusses the application of these new technologies in smart clothing products and their presentation to consumers. Smart clothes and wearable technology is a unique and essential reference source for researchers, designers and engineers developing textiles and clothing products in this cross-disciplinary area. It is also beneficial for those in the healthcare industry and academics researching textiles, fashion and design. Examines this emerging area of textile research including a brief history and industry overview Assesses the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing Summarises requirements for smart textiles from both health and performance perspectives

Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing

Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing Book
Author : Gang Wang,Chengyi Hou,Hongzhi Wang
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-02-24
ISBN : 3527818561
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides the state-of-the-art on wearable technology for smart clothing The book gives a coherent overview of recent development on flexible electronics for smart clothing with emphasis on wearability and durability of the materials and devices. It offers detailed information on the basic functional components of the flexible and wearable electronics including sensing, systems-on-a-chip, interacting, and energy, as well as the integrating and connecting of electronics into textile form. It also provides insights into the compatibility and integration of functional materials, electronics, and the clothing technology. Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing offers comprehensive coverage of the technology in four parts. The first part discusses wearable organic nano-sensors, stimuli-responsive electronic skins, and flexible thermoelectrics and thermoelectric textiles. The next part examines textile triboelectric nanogenerators for energy harvesting, flexible and wearable solar cells and supercapacitors, and flexible and wearable lithium-ion batteries. Thermal and humid management for next-generation textiles, functionalization of fiber materials for washable smart wearable textiles, and flexible microfluidics for wearable electronics are covered in the next section. The last part introduces readers to piezoelectric materials and devices based flexible bio-integrated electronics, printed electronics for smart clothes, and the materials and processes for stretchable and wearable e-textile devices. -Presents the most recent developments in wearable technology such as wearable nanosensors, logic circuit, artificial intelligence, energy harvesting, and wireless communication -Covers the flexible and wearable electronics as essential functional components for smart clothing from sensing, systems-on-a-chip, interacting, energy to the integrating and connecting of electronics -Of high interest to a large and interdisciplinary target group, including materials scientists, textile chemists, and electronic engineers in academia and industry Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing will appeal to materials scientists, textile industry professionals, textile engineers, electronics engineers, and sensor developers.

Leading Edge Technologies in Fashion Innovation

Leading Edge Technologies in Fashion Innovation Book
Author : Young-A Lee
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-01-21
ISBN : 3030911357
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book offers cutting-edge knowledge on various design and product development related technologies, and applications of these technologies in fashion. Further, it envisions the future of these technologies when designing and engineering apparel-related products. Demonstrating how theory turns into practice, this volume presents the analysis of cases representing a successful collaboration between innovative technology and fashion. These current examples of industry and consumer cases with the use of various technologies will allow readers to fully connect how the industry currently implements these technologies into product design and development process as well as communicating with consumers. This text will serve as a valuable resource to researchers and educators in the fields of supply chain management, branding, marketing, fashion studies, textiles, and product design.

Wearable Technologies Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Wearable Technologies  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2018-04-06
ISBN : 1522554858
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in technology continue to alter the ways in which we conduct our lives, from the private sphere to how we interact with others in public. As these innovations become more integrated into modern society, their applications become increasingly relevant in various facets of life. Wearable Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the development and implementation of wearables within various environments, emphasizing the valuable resources offered by these advances. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics, such as assistive technologies, data storage, and health and fitness applications, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, professionals, students, and practitioners interested in the emerging applications of wearable technologies.

Advances in Human Factors in Wearable Technologies and Game Design

Advances in Human Factors in Wearable Technologies and Game Design Book
Author : Tareq Z. Ahram
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-23
ISBN : 3319946196
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book focuses on the human aspects of wearable technologies and game design, which are often neglected. It shows how user centered practices can optimize wearable experience, thus improving user acceptance, satisfaction and engagement towards novel wearable gadgets. It describes both research and best practices in the applications of human factors and ergonomics to sensors, wearable technologies and game design innovations, as well as results obtained upon integration of the wearability principles identified by various researchers for aesthetics, affordance, comfort, contextual-awareness, customization, ease of use, ergonomy, intuitiveness, obtrusiveness, information overload, privacy, reliability, responsiveness, satisfaction, subtlety, user friendliness and wearability. The book is based on the AHFE 2018 Conference on Human Factors and Wearable Technologies and the AHFE 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Game Design and Virtual Environments , held on July 21–25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, and addresses professionals, researchers, and students dealing with the human aspects of wearable, smart and/or interactive technologies and game design research.

Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing

Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing Book
Author : Gang Wang,Chengyi Hou,Hongzhi Wang
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-04-20
ISBN : 3527345345
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides the state-of-the-art on wearable technology for smart clothing The book gives a coherent overview of recent development on flexible electronics for smart clothing with emphasis on wearability and durability of the materials and devices. It offers detailed information on the basic functional components of the flexible and wearable electronics including sensing, systems-on-a-chip, interacting, and energy, as well as the integrating and connecting of electronics into textile form. It also provides insights into the compatibility and integration of functional materials, electronics, and the clothing technology. Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing offers comprehensive coverage of the technology in four parts. The first part discusses wearable organic nano-sensors, stimuli-responsive electronic skins, and flexible thermoelectrics and thermoelectric textiles. The next part examines textile triboelectric nanogenerators for energy harvesting, flexible and wearable solar cells and supercapacitors, and flexible and wearable lithium-ion batteries. Thermal and humid management for next-generation textiles, functionalization of fiber materials for washable smart wearable textiles, and flexible microfluidics for wearable electronics are covered in the next section. The last part introduces readers to piezoelectric materials and devices based flexible bio-integrated electronics, printed electronics for smart clothes, and the materials and processes for stretchable and wearable e-textile devices. -Presents the most recent developments in wearable technology such as wearable nanosensors, logic circuit, artificial intelligence, energy harvesting, and wireless communication -Covers the flexible and wearable electronics as essential functional components for smart clothing from sensing, systems-on-a-chip, interacting, energy to the integrating and connecting of electronics -Of high interest to a large and interdisciplinary target group, including materials scientists, textile chemists, and electronic engineers in academia and industry Flexible and Wearable Electronics for Smart Clothing will appeal to materials scientists, textile industry professionals, textile engineers, electronics engineers, and sensor developers.

Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production

Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-04-28
ISBN : 1482299399
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A hot-button societal issue, sustainability has become a frequently heard term in every industrial segment. Sustainability in apparel production is a vast topic and it has many facets. Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production covers all aspects of sustainable apparel production including the raw materials employed, sustainable manufacturing processes, and environmental as well as social assessments of apparel production. The book highlights the environmental and social impacts of apparel and its assessment. It explores the complexities involved in implementing sustainable measures in the massive supply chain of apparel production. The discussion then turns to sustainability and consumption behavior of the apparel industry and the assessment of sustainability aspects and parameters. The text details technologies that can pave the way toward sustainability in production and closes with coverage of design aspects, particularly sustainable design/eco design and new approaches to fashion sustainability. A vast and complex topic, sustainability in apparel production has many faces and facets. With contributions from an international panel of experts, this book unites all the elements, including very minute details, and supports them with detailed and interesting case studies. It gives you a framework for moving towards sustainability.

Design User Experience and Usability Theories Methods and Tools for Designing the User Experience

Design  User Experience  and Usability  Theories  Methods  and Tools for Designing the User Experience Book
Author : Aaron Marcus
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-05-16
ISBN : 331907668X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The four-volume set LNCS 8517, 8518, 8519 and 8520 constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design, User Experience and Usability, DUXU 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014, jointly with 13 other thematically similar conferences. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters presented at the HCII 2014 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4766 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The total of 256 contributions included in the DUXU proceedings were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this four-volume set. The 66 papers included in this volume are organized in topical sections on design theories, methods and tools; user experience evaluation; heuristic evaluation; media and design; design and creativity.

Smart Clothing

Smart Clothing Book
Author : Gilsoo Cho
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2009-12-23
ISBN : 9781420088533
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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GPS-embedded clothing for finding children or skiers when they are lost, bio-monitoring smart shirts, and vests that monitor a patient’s vital signs are no longer science fiction but science fact. It is quite likely that within 20 or 30 years, computers, telephones, and televisions will be a part of our intimate clothing. Covering the whole design cycle of smart clothes, Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications examines applications for the general public and highlights the important human factors aspects that make products not only usable but marketable. The book discusses the state of the art in smart clothing technology and applications. The chapters address usability and human aspects relevant to the manufacture and sale of such products and detail the evolving and increasingly wide-ranging applications in fields such as information technology, healthcare, and entertainment. They also cover technology topics including interface, communication, energy supply, data management, processors, and actuators. Discussions of packaging and interconnection, shape memory alloy, and design and modeling of electronic textile applications round out the coverage. With technology news blaring headlines such as Smart Clothing Coming Soon to Your Galaxy and Futuristic Fashions Will Fight Our Health Scares, can clothing that communicates with your washer and dryer be far behind? It is not enough to understand the technology, you must also grasp the human factor aspects. Identifying the challenges and potential benefits of smart clothing from both perspectives, this book provides integrated coverage that establishes the need for methods significantly different from traditional ones. Its up-to-date coverage allows you to visualize trends and provides a glimpse into the future.

Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising

Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising Book
Author : Vecchi, Alessandra
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2016-05-03
ISBN : 1522501118
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Innovation and novel leadership strategies have aided the successful growth of the fashion industry around the globe. However, as the dynamics of the industry are constantly changing, a deficit can emerge in the overall comprehension of industry strategies and practices. The Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising explores the various facets of effective management procedures within the fashion industry. Featuring research on entrepreneurship, operations management, marketing, business modeling, and fashion technology, this publication is an extensive reference source for practitioners, academics, researchers, and students interested in the dynamics of the fashion industry.

Textile led Design for the Active Ageing Population

Textile led Design for the Active Ageing Population Book
Author : Jane McCann,David Bryson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-08-19
ISBN : 0857098780
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Despite the world’s aging population, suitable clothing for the older community is a largely neglected area. This book considers the needs of the growing number of active older people and investigates how recent developments in textiles, fibres, finishes, design and integrated technology can be deployed to serve this group and improve quality of life. Part I provides an understanding of the active aging population by considering the group’s experiences of and attitudes towards clothing and reviewing the barriers to their adoption of new wearable technologies. Part II focuses on the needs of the older population, including effective communication with designers and the age-related anatomical and physiological changes that designs should consider. Part III reviews design requirements and processes, and finally Part IV reviews the manufacture of suitable apparel, with chapters on suitable textile fibres, balancing technology and aesthetics and wearable electronics. Summarises the wealth of recent research on attitudes to clothing amongst the active ageing population Looks into how their aspirations can be investigated and appropriate apparel designed to meet their needs Examines design and manufacturing issues, including ways of accommodating physiological changes with age and the use of wearable electronics

Product Innovation in the Global Fashion Industry

Product Innovation in the Global Fashion Industry Book
Author : Byoungho Jin,Elena Cedrola
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-11-27
ISBN : 1137523492
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As an initial attempt to understand innovation in fashion, this volume focuses on product innovations, realizing that this industry is truly an innovative sector in which diverse technologies, science, art, and tradition have been merged, synthesized, and utilized to solve the needs and concerns of the end-users. In doing so, this book categorizes product innovation into three levels—materials, style and product development—and aims to present the broader scope of innovation in the global fashion industry with the hope that other sectors can learn from these developments and be inspired.

Anthropometry Apparel Sizing and Design

Anthropometry  Apparel Sizing and Design Book
Author : Norsaadah Zakaria,Deepti Gupta
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-10-05
ISBN : 0081026056
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design, Second Edition, reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system developments, and their applications to clothing design. The book addresses the need for the improved characterization of population size, weights and the shapes of consumers. This new edition presents the very latest advances, and is expanded to include in-depth coverage of sizing and fit for specific groups and applications. Sections cover the development of sizing systems, classification and body types, the use of anthropometric data, body measurement devices and techniques, including 3D scanners for the full body and for particular body parts, 4D scanning technology and motion analysis. Additional sections cover testing and the evaluation of fit and anthropometric sizing systems for particular functions, thus reflecting the increasing need for apparel to meet specific needs, such as in swimwear, protective clothing, mobility, intimate apparel, footwear and compression garments. This book will be an essential reference source for apparel designers, manufacturers, retailers and merchandisers. Its detailed information and data will also be of great interest to researchers and postgraduate students across clothing technology, product design, fashion and textiles. Reviews methods and techniques in anthropometry, sizing system development, and applications in clothing design Enables users to understand and utilize detailed anthropometric data Covers sizing and fit for particular uses, including protective clothing, compression garments, intimate apparel and footwear

Designing with Smart Textiles

Designing with Smart Textiles Book
Author : Sarah Kettley
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2016-06-02
ISBN : 1472569164
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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If you want to understand, and be a part of, the creative revolution in materials design, then Designing with Smart Textiles is the complete toolkit you need to get started. Beginning by introducing the terminology and key applications, the book goes on to examine the key design processes needed to develop interactive textile design concepts, with detailed projects and examples to help you apply these approaches in your own practice. Case studies and interviews with innovative designers introduce you to different artistic and technological practices, and demonstrate how world-leading researchers are creating new technologies, yarns, fabrics, and applications. Practitioners share unique insights into their processes, and “Tech Tips” so you can build on their research in your own work. Featured designers include: Yemi Awosile, Joanna Berzowska, Lauren Bowker, Marina Castan, Cute Circuit, Felecia Davis, Debbie Davies, Delia Dumitrescu, Martha Glazzard, Ramyah Gowrishankar, Intelligent Textiles Ltd., Sara Keith, Ebru Kurbak and Irene Posch, Barbara Layne, Eef Lubbers, Anna Persson, Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen, Rose Sinclair, Mike Starbuck, Lynn Tandler, Paola Tognazzi, Sarah Walker and Linda Worbin

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles Book
Author : Lieva van Langenhove
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2015-12-02
ISBN : 1782424008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare. The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health. Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry

Industrial Internet of Things IIoT

Industrial Internet of Things  IIoT  Book
Author : R. Anandan,Suseendran Gopalakrishnan,Souvik Pal,Noor Zaman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-02-09
ISBN : 1119769000
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS (IIOT) This book discusses how the industrial internet will be augmented through increased network agility, integrated artificial intelligence (AI) and the capacity to deploy, automate, orchestrate, and secure diverse user cases at hyperscale. Since the internet of things (IoT) dominates all sectors of technology, from home to industry, automation through IoT devices is changing the processes of our daily lives. For example, more and more businesses are adopting and accepting industrial automation on a large scale, with the market for industrial robots expected to reach $73.5 billion in 2023. The primary reason for adopting IoT industrial automation in businesses is the benefits it provides, including enhanced efficiency, high accuracy, cost-effectiveness, quick process completion, low power consumption, fewer errors, and ease of control. The 15 chapters in the book showcase industrial automation through the IoT by including case studies in the areas of the IIoT, robotic and intelligent systems, and web-based applications which will be of interest to working professionals and those in education and research involved in a broad cross-section of technical disciplines. The volume will help industry leaders by Advancing hands-on experience working with industrial architecture Demonstrating the potential of cloud-based Industrial IoT platforms, analytics, and protocols Putting forward business models revitalizing the workforce with Industry 4.0. Audience Researchers and scholars in industrial engineering and manufacturing, artificial intelligence, cyber-physical systems, robotics, safety engineering, safety-critical systems, and application domain communities such as aerospace, agriculture, automotive, critical infrastructures, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, smart transports, smart cities, and smart healthcare.

Wearable Technologies

Wearable Technologies Book
Author : Jesús Hamilton Ortiz
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2018-10-03
ISBN : 1789840031
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This edited volume Wearable Technologies is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of computer engineering. The book comprises single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the computer engineering research area. All chapters are complete in themselves but united under a common research study topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts.

Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology Book
Author : Tom Bruno
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2015-08-01
ISBN : 1442252928
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Emerging devices are placing powerful computing abilities into the wardrobes of consumers through wearable technology which combines fashion and function in new and exciting ways. The most recognizable of these emerging gadgets is Google Glass. Wearable Technology: Smart Watches to Google Glass for Libraries provides a comprehensive overview of the current wearable technology landscape, the types of devices and functionality available, the benefits and limitations of this type of technology, and how you can make use of it in your library. Learn the ins and outs of Google Glass and other devices along with the privacy and other concerns that your organization needs to know about. With this informative handbook, Discover how you can utilize use these new tools for language translations, creating videos, providing mobile reference, and much more. In this “how-to” guide for incorporating wearable technology into your library’s services, programming, and activities, you will learn: How to circulate wearable technology in your library How to Use Google Glass as an Alternative to Traditional Info/Reference How to Initiate a Wearable Technology Training Program for Library Staff How to create first-person videos using GoPro Cameras How to add real-time translation services using Google Glass How to use wearable technology as a promotional tool for your library Make Your Own Immersive Virtual Reality Headset using Google Cardboard

Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care

Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care Book
Author : Raymond Tong
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-08-08
ISBN : 0128498811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care provides readers with the most current research and information on the clinical and biomedical applications of wearable technology. Wearable devices provide applicability and convenience beyond many other means of technical interface and can include varying applications, such as personal entertainment, social communications and personalized health and fitness. The book covers the rapidly expanding development of wearable systems, thus enabling clinical and medical applications, such as disease management and rehabilitation. Final chapters discuss the challenges inherent to these rapidly evolving technologies. Provides state-of-the-art coverage of the latest advances in wearable technology and devices in healthcare and medicine Presents the main applications and challenges in the biomedical implementation of wearable devices Includes examples of wearable sensor technology used for health monitoring, such as the use of wearables for continuous monitoring of human vital signs, e.g. heart rate, respiratory rate, energy expenditure, blood pressure and blood glucose, etc. Covers examples of wearables for early diagnosis of diseases, prevention of chronic conditions, improved clinical management of neurodegenerative conditions, and prompt response to emergency situations