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Hi-Tech Textiles at IFA

IFA in Berlin and it’s equivalent, the CES in Las Vegas, are the must-go events of the year to check out the latest inventions and innovations in the electronic high-tech sector. Not surprisingly, both events attract the emerging trend of techno-fashion, clothing that gets an electrifying makeover, clothing that brings electronic closer to our skin…

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Countdown to Smart Fabrics 2012

In less than 2 weeks, on April 17th to be exact, the 8th annual edition of the Smart Fabrics Conference will open it’s doors in Miami, FL The Smart Fabrics Conference is one of the most important event in our wearable tech calendar, a point where leading experts from Research, Academia and Industry meet and…

Wearable plastic electronics

Although our talk2myShirt coverage is very seldom mentioning so called ‘plastic electronics’ this field is highly interesting to wearable electronic as it focuses to move electronic functions from hard surface substrate to flexible, thin-film carrier mediums. Thin and flexible electronic is next to other applications highly interesting for the integration into clothing as it can…

Smart Fabrics 2010 coming soon

A reminder for the upcoming Smart Fabrics conference which will take place between April 14 – 16 in Miami, Florida. This years event promises to be even more interesting than the previous conferences. A long list of interesting speaker covering the research, development, design and business aspects of wearable electronics will ensure a diverse spectrum…

Wearable Electronic event of the year – Smart Fabrics

Over the past few years highly interesting events around wearable electronic emerged or established themselves as a yearly focus point for the wearable electronic community/business. One of the very first wearable electronic events is the Smart Fabrics Conference which first took place in 2005 in Barcelona, Spain. Since that day, Smart Fabrics became THE highlight…

Smart Fabrics 2010 conference

The clock started ticking again for the preparations to the 6th Annual Smart Fabrics 2010 conference which will take place from April 14 – 16 in Miami, Florida. Organized by IntertechPira, the Smart Fabrics conference is one of the most important events in the wearable electronic calendar as it combines research, innovation, business and industry….

Pressure activated, Illuminated Fabric

Our next prototype introduction for the ‘Smart Textile Salon‘, a jointed European workshop organized by the European projects SysTex and Proetex comes from Riccardo Marchesi, Managing Director of InnTex, an Italian based textiles and textiles machinery company which is exploring the new area of Smart Textiles. Riccardo will present the Pressure activated, Electroluminescent (EL) fabrics…

Smart Fabrics 2009 wrap-up

The annually held Smart Fabrics conference organized by IntertechPira is one of the biggest events in the wearable electronic business calendar. This years Smart Fabrics was help in Rome, Italy, the center of the world of fashion. The 2009 edition has seen an expansion in terms of information diversity as well as in the choices…

Wearable Electronic science – Nanofication of textiles

At times, nano-whatever seems to solve all problems the world is suffering from. Nano has the sound of a ‘magic spell’ on it. No wonder that ‘nanofication’ of textiles was one of the first areas nano technology found early commercial applications. One of the most prominent nano-textile applications is the impregnation (coating) of fibers and…

Smart Fabrics conference 2009 is around the corner

The 5th Smart Fabrics conference is just around the corner, taking place between March 10-12 at the Holiday Inn Rome West Hotel in Rome, Italy. IntertechPira established with the annual Smart Fabrics conference a strong basis for the wearable electronic community back in 2005 which is expending every year since then. One can observe a…

Smart Fabrics in the spotlight

IntertechPira released the final program details for its 5th Smart Fabrics conference which takes center stage from March 10-12 at the Holiday Inn Rome West Hotel in Rome, Italy. The fifth edition of the Smart Fabrics conference is packed full with high profile speakers and presentations. To serve the growing number of available information and…

Smart Fabrics conference 2009

IntertechPira announced the dates for its 5th Smart Fabrics conference taking place at the Holiday Inn Rome West hotel in Rome on 10 -12 March 2009. Positioned as a flagship conference in the wearable electronic industry, Smart Fabrics conference visitors can expect again highly interesting presentations from the biggest players in the industry, including Philips…

Smart Fabrics 2008

For the 4th year running Intertech Pira is organizing the Smart Fabrics conference between May 5-7 in Charleston, South Carolina, US. Intertech Pira’s Smart Fabric conference is the most significant event of the year for the Wearable Electronic community and business. A long list of high profile speaker from leading Wearable Electronic companies and pioneers…

Dress up with your gadgets

A recent interview given by Rod Tanks, managing director of Smart Fabrics highlights the difficulties Wearable Electronic is facing but also indicates that Wearable Electronic is ready to take off. This interview is full of very interesting observations on Wearable Electronic. Coming from a businessman Like Rod Tanks who’s company is one of the first…