Fabric

05.28.15
Google's Project Jacquard wants to put a trackpad on your pants
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05.28.15

Google's Project Jacquard wants to put a trackpad on your pants

The ATAP division of Google is known for some the most innovative ideas to come out of Silicon Val...

By R. Baldwin,   05.28.15
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04.17.15
Disney Research has a 3D printer that can sew bunnies for you
04.17.15

Disney Research has a 3D printer that can sew bunnies for you

3D printing has resulted in solid solutions like cartilages, organ replicas and even tortoise shel...

By M. Lalwani,   04.17.15
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03.24.15
Light-emitting fabrics could reinvent your '90s wardrobe
03.24.15

Light-emitting fabrics could reinvent your '90s wardrobe

Researchers who must be Saved by the Bell fans have developed clothing fibers that could turn you...

By S. Dent,   03.24.15
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01.14.15
Twitter goes on the road (and offers prizes) to get more apps
01.14.15

Twitter goes on the road (and offers prizes) to get more apps

Twitter is determined to put its frameworks into as many of your apps as it can, and it's going to...

By J. Fingas,   01.14.15
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10.27.14
BeBop's smart fabric puts sensors in everything you wear
10.27.14

BeBop's smart fabric puts sensors in everything you wear

Wearable sensors don't tend to do much; they're usually limited to health data like EKG readings o...

By J. Fingas,   10.27.14
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10.22.14
Twitter trades passwords for phone numbers with Digits
10.22.14

Twitter trades passwords for phone numbers with Digits

At its mobile developer conference in San Francisco, Twitter just announced Digits, a brand-new wa...

By N. Lee,   10.22.14
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09.24.14
Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle
09.24.14

Robotic fabric acts like a muscle, makes foam blocks wriggle

When we think about robotics, we don't typically think about a lump of inert foam -- but with the...

By S. Buckley,   09.24.14
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09.26.12
Fabricated: Scientists develop method to synthesize the sound of clothing for animations (video)
09.26.12

Fabricated: Scientists develop method to synthesize the sound of clothing for animations (video)

Developments in CGI and animatronics might be getting alarmingly realistic, but the audio that goe...

By J. Trew,   09.26.12
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04.03.12
Conductive fabrics may power future infantry gear, uniforms set to enter field trials
04.03.12

Conductive fabrics may power future infantry gear, uniforms set to enter field trials

If you thought your Sunbeam electric blanket or those Hello Kitty foot warmers were advanced pieces...

By Z. Lutz,   04.03.12
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