Tag: textile

  • Historical textiles in focus: IDS provides technology to preserve priceless artefacts

    Historical textiles in focus: IDS provides technology to preserve priceless artefacts

    New approaches to investigate damage due to environmental fluctuation on textile artefacts by image processing Preventive conservation plays an important role in the preservation of art and cultural assets. In order to preserve their condition for as long as possible, it is essential to slow down ageing processes and evaluate factors that alter materials. To…

  • Heraeus and AI Silk unveil ultra-light metaverse glove

    Heraeus and AI Silk unveil ultra-light metaverse glove

    Heraeus Epurio, a specialist developer of conductive polymer materials, and AI Silk , a Japanese wearable-tech startup that has developed the proprietary and patented conductive fiber “Lead Skin”, have together unveiled the “Haptic Metaverse Glove”. The “ultra-light” glove has no mechanical parts attached, that doubles as sensors and an AR/VR/XR controller. Made from AI Silk’s…

  • SoftWear Automation raises another $4.5 million and pledges to help bring back manufacturing to the US

    SoftWear Automation raises another $4.5 million and pledges to help bring back manufacturing to the US

      SoftWear Automation, an Atlanta-based robotic sewing firm, has received $4.5 million in financing from existing investor, CTW Venture Partners. The company says funding will accelerate the company’s development of fully automated sewn good worklines specifically for apparel production in the United States. Additionally, the company plans to add 20 employees to keep pace with…