Development
Sep 16, 2016
Stretchability is another requirement to make smart clothing wearable. According to imec, stretchability was accomplished by working with its associated...
Sep 16, 2016
This photo shows the flexibility of the foil that incorporates both printed and integrated electronics.            ...
Sep 16, 2016
According to imec, the team showed this integration technology could be used to combine foils with traditional components for LEDs, as an example....
Sep 16, 2016
Aside from printed electronics, rigid components need to be used too. Here, a chip is being assembled on a circuit. "You start with plastic foils, print...
Sep 16, 2016
According to imec, system-in-foil technology was used to make sensors, organic light emitting diodes, solar cells, and passive components.  ...
Sep 16, 2016
The team works with materials from companies like DuPont, Van den Brand said. "[DuPont] develop[s] materials that inherently have better washability...
Sep 16, 2016
These challenges are being addressed with system-in-foil technology, better known as "printed electronics." This technology is already being used in ECG...
Sep 16, 2016
Van den Brand pointed out that while his team works on wearable devices as well as smart clothing, garments do offer advantages in certain cases. "The big...
Sep 16, 2016
Someday, we all might wear our heart (rhythms) on our sleeves. Smart clothing is becoming a reality, thanks to major advancements in technology. Here are the...
Sep 09, 2016
Bringing surgeons into the product development process can save time and money for device makers. How big a role are clinicians playing in R&D? Jeff Schell...