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Myant displays medical textiles at CES 2020 expo

8th Jan 2020

Myant is presenting a line-up of textile products that enable continuous and ambient heart health management at CES 2020, from January 7-10, 2020, in Las Vegas, in booth #43925, Sands expo, health and wellness. Myant, based in Canada, knits sensors and actuators into everyday textiles, giving them the ability to sense and react to the human body.

(L-R) Ameesha Patel, Bollywood actress; Tor Lund, President and CEO, MIP; Pic: MIP Inc
MIP, leader in reusable healthcare textile comes to India

16th Dec 2019

Global leader in reusable healthcare textile industry, MIP Inc, was launched in India, by Tor Lund, president and CEO of MIP Inc and Bollywood actor Ameesha Patel amid an august gathering of top doctors, healthcare professionals and policy makers. MIP Inc has come to India after being in the business of reusable healthcare textiles for the last 40...

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö unveils TrustShield

12th Nov 2019

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has unveiled TrustShield, a versatile portfolio of medical fabrics that can be used to provide protection against surgical lasers, chemicals and potent chemotherapy drugs. A high level of protection is critical in healthcare settings. TrustShield absorbent fabric is highly absorbent and maintains its strength and uniformity even when...

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Minnesota University develops shape changing textiles

5th Nov 2019

Scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed temperature-responsive textile that can be used to make self-fitting garments powered by body heat. The textiles resemble typical knits, but are created using special active materials, shape memory alloys (SMAs), which change shape when heated. These could also be used to create compression...

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AU develops garment system to help autistic people

30th Oct 2019

Two lecturers at Ajman University (AU) have developed a smart garment ecosystem which can determine the wearer's stress level and trigger clothes and accessories' functionalities accordingly to help understand and better control overwhelming situations and emotions. This may help in monitoring physiological parameters indicating stress in autistic...

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Military, healthcare to boost conductive textile market

24th Oct 2019

The conductive textile market is estimated to rise with a single digit compounded annual growth rate, primarily influenced by the demand for smart conductive textile for a wide range of applications in various end-use industries, including healthcare monitoring, treatment and military, according to a new research report by market intelligence firm...

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Radboud University sees lung function by smart shirt

7th Oct 2019

Scientists from the Radboud University Medical Centre in The Netherlands have found a smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest and abdomen to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment. This opens the way for its testing in patients with lung disease and its use for monitoring such patients in the future.

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European project transforming textile, cosmetic industries

4th Oct 2019

The Center for Nanotechnology and Technical, Functional and Intelligent Materials (CeNTI) in Portugal is leading a consortium that brings together eight partners from five European countries and with a funding of around €3.2 million from the European Union (EU) to develop functional textiles and cosmetics with incorporation of natural base nanocapsules.

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Myant sets up Executive Health Advisory Board

21st Sep 2019

Myant has set up an Executive Health Advisory Board (EHAB), comprising senior industry leaders and practitioners to help shape Myant's long-term business strategy. Myant has created the first platform that ambiently connects people to their own bodies, to each other, and to the world around them through textiles that sense and react to the human body.

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