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Cross-cutting Challenges - Theme 1: Interactive Discussions
Cross-cutting Challenges
California East
Integrating Electronic Systems into Textiles and Apparel
Meg Grant
(Seismic, Inc, USA)
Abstract: Textiles are everywhere. All of us are in direct contact with some form of textile for almost every hour of every day and night. This presents huge opportunities for interacting with our environment, but also poses many challenges. The textile and technology industries have common roots and share many processes and materials - where can crossover occur naturally and where do new solutions need to be created? What requirements to we need to be aware of when integrating electronics into textiles and what should we be mindful of when adding functionality to a system - clothing - that is thousands of years old?

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Time stamp: 2019-07-19T00:10:29+02:00