Textiles that light up

lumalive1.jpg Philips Research is attracting the attention of clothing and furniture companies at this year’s IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) with a world-first demonstration of the jackets and furniture that are set to change the face of global fashion.

The jackets and furniture feature the new and innovative Lumalive technology. Lumalive textiles make it possible to create fabrics that carry dynamic advertisements, graphics and constantly changing the color of those products.

Philips Research has made immense progress in fully integrating Lumalive fabrics into garments that has been demonstrated by the jackets worn by Philips’ hostesses at the show.

The first generation jackets are all set to commercialize through companies partnering Philips Research. What makes this Fabric out-of-the-world are the flexible arrays of colored light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that are fully integrated into the fabric.

Lumalive technology does not comprise on softness or flexibility of the cloth. These light emitting textiles make it possible to create materials that can carry dynamic messages, graphics or multicolored surfaces.

Watch out this place here for more news and the first commercial launch of Lumalive enhanced clothing and furniture.

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