FIR – Far Infrared clothing

It might not seem to be the best time of the year to talk about heated clothing but I learned recently about an advanced textile technology, the Far Infrared (FIR) fibers which are not only used as textile heating elements in cold weather clothing but they are widely used in the therapeutically clothing segment as…

Interactive Wear e-Textile designer kit

I was able to talk during my TechTextil visit in frankfurt with J├╝rgen Thalmayer from Interactive Wear about the recent launch of their e-Textile designer kit. Interactive Wear is not planning at this moment to open a online store on their Website. Orders for a designer kit can be made by sending an email with…

e-textiles bake bread

Las Vegas had its e-Textile symposium and almost at the same time on the other side of the globe in Taiwan, the Textile International Forum and Exhibition in Taipei has e-Textiles on their agenda as well. Scientists from the Taiwan Textile Research Institute showed backed to the delight of the visitors toasts in an oven…

Solaris High-tech ski gloves from Reusch

Reusch, a company we posted some time ago about their Sonic Glove for the iPod, has announced today together with Interactive Wear AG the Solaris ski-gloves for the Fall/Winter season 2007/2008. Interactive Wear developed a new technology platform called “iTermX” which is a heating solution for any kind of textiles that is smaller, lighter and…

Fight the cold weather with WarmX

The products from the German company WarmX get a warm welcome at this time of the year – late autumn and winter. WarmX has introduced its line of electrically heated clothing, which promises to keep you warm in the great, cold outdoors. It’s perfect for all outdoor sport activities but also in the professional, working…