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Issue 04/2018

Clothes that reveal how you really feel

Electronics and sensors woven into textiles and other wearables enable comfortable and reliable health monitoring

International Standards for wearable electronics devices are now being actively worked on in a number of technical committees (TCs) within the IEC community.

2017
Issue 08/2017

It’s anything but a dog’s life

Smart technology is changing how we interact with animals

Our lives, work, and the way we take care of our health continue to evolve. The internet of things (IoT) and smart technology have disrupted industries as diverse as agriculture, construction, healthcare and industrial automation. They are already having an impact on the pet industry and how we treat domesticated animals.

2016
Issue 05/2016

Weaving technology into smart textiles

From sportswear, space suits, military attire to life jackets, cutting-edge technology combined with textiles offers wearers more than just clothing

Imagine swiping your car seat to change the radio station or heating temperature? How about a uniform which can detect chemical contamination, a tent which generates electricity or a lamp shade which reacts to light and temperature?