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Wearables Smart Textiles Smart Apparel

Wearables  Smart Textiles   Smart Apparel Book
Author : Paret Dominique,Pierre Crego
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-27
ISBN : 0081027648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wearables, Smart Textiles & Smart Apparel, the first book of its kind on the topic, is divided into two major themes, wearables that are part of the large textile family and those that are not. It provides a broad overview of topics, markets, applications, benefits, fears and technologies, also emphasizing the industrial economics and costs, etc. As the wearables market continues to grow, making inroads in classic clothing, luxury, medical and professional use, and in protection and accessories like sports bracelets, watches, glasses, fashion or sports shoes, etc., this book helps users understand the technology and its future in industry. Helps define which wearables are part of the textile family Presents both the negative and positive aspects of wearables Demonstrates the connection and intelligence of wearables

Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology

Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology Book
Author : Jane McCann
Publisher : Woodhead Pub Limited
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781845693572
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Published by Woodhead Publishing in association with The Textile Institute"-- T.p. verso.

Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles Book
Author : Nazire D. Yilmaz
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-11-13
ISBN : 111946031X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Textiles: Wearable Nanotechnology provides a comprehensive presentation of recent advancements in the area of smart nanotextiles giving specific importance to materials and production processes. Different materials, production routes, performance characteristics, application areas and functionalization mechanisms are covered. The book provides a guideline to students, researchers, academicians and technologists who seek novel solutions in the related area by including groundbreaking advancements in different aspects of the diverse smart nanotextiles fields. This ground-breaking book is expected to spark an inspiration to allow future progress in smart nanotextiles research. The diversity of the topics, as well as the expert subject-matter contributors from all over the world representing various disciplines, ensure comprehensiveness and a broad understanding of smart nanotextiles.

Wearable Electronics and Photonics

Wearable Electronics and Photonics Book
Author : Xiaoming Tao
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2005-03-29
ISBN : 1845690443
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Integrating electronics into clothing is a major new concept, which opens up a whole array of multi-functional, wearable electro-textiles for sensing/monitoring body functions, delivering communication facilities, data transfer, individual environment control, and many other applications. With revolutionary advancements occurring at an unprecedented rate in many fields of science and electronics the possibilities offered by wearable technologies are tremendous and widespread. These advancements will transform the world and will soon begin to permeate into commercial products. The first section of the book discusses the materials and devices used in the field, including electro-statically generated nanofibres, electroceramic fibres and composites and electroactive fabrics. It summarizes recent developments in electrically conductive fabric structures and puts together a few theoretical treatments of the electro-mechanical properties of various fabric structures. The next section reviews topics related to wearable photonics such as fibre optic sensors and integrated smart textile structures, the developments in various flexible photonic display technologies as well as looking at current communication apparel and optical fibre fabric displays. Next the book focuses on integrated structures and system architectures. Finally the issues facing a fashion designer working with wearables are explored. Wearable electronics and photonics covers many aspects of the cutting-edge research and development into this exciting field and provides a window through which only a small portion of the exciting emerging technology can be seen. With contributions from a panel of international experts in the field this is an essential guide for all electrical, textile and biomedical engineers as well as academics and fashion designers. Stay one step ahead of the industry on this hot topic Evaluates the major new concept of integrating electronics into clothing Explores future trends for fashion and specialist clothing

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 : 2020-04-20
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.

Nanotube Superfiber Materials

Nanotube Superfiber Materials Book
Author : Mark Schulz,Vesselin Shanov,Zhangzhang Yin,Marc Cahay
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2019-03-29
ISBN : 0128126957
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Science, Manufacturing, Commercialization, Second Edition, helps engineers and entrepreneurs understand the science behind the unique properties of nanotube fiber materials, how to efficiency and safely produce them, and how to transition them into commercial products. Each chapter gives an account of the basic science, manufacturing, properties and commercial potential of a specific nanotube material form and its application. New discoveries and technologies are explained, along with experiences in handing-off the improved materials to industry. This book spans nano-science, nano-manufacturing, and the commercialization of nanotube superfiber materials. As such, it opens up the vast commercial potential of nanotube superfiber materials. Applications for nanotube superfiber materials cut across most of the fields of engineering, including spacecraft, automobiles, drones, hyperloop tracks, water and air filters, infrastructure, wind energy, composites, and medicine where nanotube materials enable development of tiny machines that can work inside our bodies to diagnose and treat disease. Provides up to date information on the applications of nanotube fiber materials Explores both the manufacturing and commercialization of nanotube superfibers Sets out the processes for producing macro-scale materials from carbon nanotubes Describes the unique properties of these materials

Smart and Functional Soft Materials

Smart and Functional Soft Materials Book
Author : Xufeng Dong
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2019-11-13
ISBN : 1789847168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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During the past 100 years, a large number of new materials have been developed, which provide us with various tools, wares, clothes, etc. with good properties but low weight and low cost. Recently, smart soft materials that can respond to an external stimulus (such as an electric field, magnetic field, sound, light, temperature, pH, and so on) as well as functional soft materials that are electronically, magnetically, or thermally conductive have attracted considerable attention. They have application potentials in various fields. To some extent, they are the way to fulfill most of the "black technology" described in the world of science fiction. This book introduces several smart soft materials and functional soft materials, which are of interest to scholars in related fields.

Crafting Wearables

Crafting Wearables Book
Author : Sibel Deren Guler,Madeline Gannon,Kate Sicchio
Publisher : Apress
Release : 2016-08-13
ISBN : 1484218086
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Enter the exciting intersection of technology and fashion known as wearable computing. Learn about the future of electronics in clothing and textiles, and be a part of creating that future! Crafting Wearables begins with the history of the field, then covers current practices and future trends. You will gain deeper insight into the strategy behind the design of wearable devices while learning about the tools and materials needed to start your own wearables toolbox. In a time when consumer electronics are becoming smaller and seamlessly integrated into our lives, it is important to understand how technology can improve and augment your lifestyle. Wearables are in a sense the most organic and natural interface we can design, yet there is still doubt about how quickly wearable technologies will become the cultural norm. Furthermore, skills that have become less valuable over the years, such as sewing, are making a return with the wearables movement. Gives a better understanding of wearable technology and how it has evolved Teaches basic skills and techniques to familiarize you with the tools and materials Showcases breakthrough designs and discoveries that impact our everyday interactions What You'll Learn Learn the history of how technology in fashion has evolved over time Discover interesting materials and fabrics for use in wearable technology Glimpse new tools for designing wearable technology and fashion Rediscover sewing and related skills that every wearables enthusiast should learn Learn how new techniques in textile manufacturing could disrupt the fashion industry Understand and respond to the cultural and societal developments around wearables Who This Book Is For The curious designer, engineer, or creative who is looking for insight into the world of fashion technology. It is for someone who wants to start exploring wearables with basic projects and dig deeper into the methods and tools of an expert. Crafting Wearables is intended to impart comprehensive general knowledge of the state of wearables in different industries while providing a well-curated list of example projects and resources by which to begin your personal journey into e-textiles. It is a wonderful read for those who are looking to expand their understanding of fashion and technology from both a hands-on and research-based perspective.

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.

Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles Book
Author : Stefan Schneegass,Oliver Amft
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-01-26
ISBN : 3319501240
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From a holistic perspective, this handbook explores the design, development and production of smart textiles and textile electronics, breaking with the traditional silo-structure of smart textile research and development. Leading experts from different domains including textile production, electrical engineering, interaction design and human-computer interaction (HCI) address production processes in their entirety by exploring important concepts and topics like textile manufacturing, sensor and actuator development for textiles, the integration of electronics into textiles and the interaction with textiles. In addition, different application scenarios, where smart textiles play a key role, are presented too. Smart Textiles would be an ideal resource for researchers, designers and academics who are interested in understanding the overall process in creating viable smart textiles.

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites

Smart Textiles for In Situ Monitoring of Composites Book
Author : Vladan Koncar
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-10-29
ISBN : 008102309X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Textiles for in situ Monitoring of Composites proposes a ‘smart textile’ approach to help solve the problem of real-time monitoring of the structural health of composites. The book combines textiles, composites and structural health monitoring knowledge to present an integrated approach to the deployment of smart textiles to monitor failure modes in composite materials. It introduces the theory of smart textiles for monitoring and measurement applications, describes established and developing techniques and approaches for using smart textiles for in-situ monitoring, and includes different fiber/matrix combinations and hybrid structures that are all presented using academic research and real-world case studies. As smart textiles are fitted with flexible adapted sensors and actuators that detect stress, deformation, temperature changes, light intensity, and other signals from the environment, this book is a timely resource on the topic. Proposes a ‘smart textile’ approach to in situ monitoring of the structural health of composites where the composite structure’s functionalized reinforcement also plays a role Discusses the impact of this technology on different reinforcement materials and matrices Demonstrates, through a review of research and case studies, the implementation of sensing and measurement systems

Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles Book
Author : Nazire D. Yilmaz
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-11-14
ISBN : 1119460352
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Textiles: Wearable Nanotechnology provides a comprehensive presentation of recent advancements in the area of smart nanotextiles giving specific importance to materials and production processes. Different materials, production routes, performance characteristics, application areas and functionalization mechanisms are covered. The book provides a guideline to students, researchers, academicians and technologists who seek novel solutions in the related area by including groundbreaking advancements in different aspects of the diverse smart nanotextiles fields. This ground-breaking book is expected to spark an inspiration to allow future progress in smart nanotextiles research. The diversity of the topics, as well as the expert subject-matter contributors from all over the world representing various disciplines, ensure comprehensiveness and a broad understanding of smart nanotextiles.

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.

e Textiles

e Textiles Book
Author : Jan Toth-Chernin
Publisher : Cherry Lake
Release : 2013-08-01
ISBN : 1624312063
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computers and electronic technology have gotten so small and portable that they can be woven into the fabric we wear. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and learn technical word meanings as they find out how makers are creating interesting new inventions from e-textiles. They will also discover how to make their own e-textile devices with a variety of fun activities.

Nanosensors and Nanodevices for Smart Multifunctional Textiles

Nanosensors and Nanodevices for Smart Multifunctional Textiles Book
Author : Andrea Ehrmann,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Phuong Nguyen Tri
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-09-16
ISBN : 0128209410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology has been incorporated into a wide range of garments to improve the durability of clothing / apparel and create new properties for a special end-used application. It also incorporates wearable electronics into clothing to make it smarter. Smart nano-textiles refers to the uses and integration of smart nanocoatings, nanosensors and nanodevices in multifunctional textiles, since they are both low cost and have low power consumption. Various organic and inorganic nanomaterials can be used in garments to improve their properties and create new properties such as anti-bacterial, superhydrophobic, auto-cleaning, self-cleaning, stain repellent, wrinkle-free, static eliminating, fire resistant and electrically conductive properties. This book focuses on the fundamental concepts and approaches for the preparation of smart nanotextiles, their properties, and their applications in multifarious industries, including smart garments, biomedicine, construction/building materials, energy conversion/storage, automotive/aerospace industries and agriculture. Shows how nanotechnology is being used to be able to enhance textiles with smart properties, including anti-bacterial, superhydrophobic and auto-cleaning Explores which nanomaterial types are most compatible with particular textile classes Assesses the major challenges of integrating nanosensors and nanodevices into textiles

E textiles in Libraries

E textiles in Libraries Book
Author : Carli Spina,Helen Lane
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release : 2020
ISBN : 1538130491
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This essential guidebook will teach librarians all they need to know about the tools, supplies, techniques, and science behind e-textiles and how to design successful collections and programs around this hot new topic"--

Advances in Usability User Experience Wearable and Assistive Technology

Advances in Usability  User Experience  Wearable and Assistive Technology Book
Author : Tareq Z. Ahram,Christianne S. Falcão
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021
ISBN : 3030800911
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book addresses emerging issues in usability, interface design, human-computer interaction, user experience and assistive technology. It highlights research aimed at understanding human interactions with products, services and systems and focuses on finding effective approaches for improving the user experience. It also discusses key issues in designing and providing assistive devices and services for individuals with disabilities or impairment, offering them support with mobility, communication, positioning, environmental control and daily living. The book covers modeling as well as innovative design concepts, with a special emphasis on user-centered design, and design for specific populations, particularly the elderly. Further topics include virtual reality, digital environments, gaming, heuristic evaluation and forms of device interface feedback (e.g. visual and haptic). Based on the AHFE 2021 Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, Human Factors in Virtual Environments and Game Design, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, held virtually on 25-29 July, 2021, from USA, this book provides academics and professionals with an extensive source of information and a timely guide to tools, applications and future challenges in these fields.

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare Book
Author : Matthew N. O. Sadiku,Rotimi A. K. Jaiyesimi,Joyce B. Idehen,Sarhan M. Musa
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2021-10-05
ISBN : 1665528427
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Health is regarded as one of the global challenges for mankind. Healthcare is a complex system that covers processes of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. It constitutes a fundamental pillar of the modern society. Modern healthcare is technological healthcare. Technology is everywhere. This book focuses on twenty-one emerging technologies in the healthcare industry. An emerging technology is one that holds the promise of creating a new economic engine and is trans-industrial. Emerging technological trends are rapidly transforming businesses in general and healthcare in particular in ways that we find hard to imagine. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robots, blockchain, cloud computing, Internet of things (IoT), and augmented & virtual reality are some of the technologies at the heart of this revolution and are covered in this book. The convergence of these technologies is upon us and will have a huge impact on the patient experience

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