Sensor yarns for health monitoring

November 27th, 2023

Researchers at DITF believe sensor yarns will be significant in many applications including for chronic wound care and vital sign monitoring. Photo: DITF. Smart textiles have so much possibility in the medical field, including wound healing and vital signs monitoring. Sensor yarns are a part of this future, as discussed by representatives of the German […]

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Helping the body heal itself 

March 27th, 2023

The health and wellness market has been among the first to embrace advances in smart yarns and to take advantage of the versatility of engineered textiles. Supreme Corp., a producer of high-tech textiles and electrically conductive yarn and sewing thread, has now created a revolutionary fabric called Thermoregulating Therapeutic Smart Fabric (TTSF), which it says […]

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Smart textile can alert emergency services if wearer is injured

April 23rd, 2020

U.S.-based smart fiber maker Supreme Corp. has created a wearable that can monitor vital signs and impact detection and raise the alarm if the wearer is injured, for instance in a car accident or an assault. The system uses smart yarns combined with a skin patch that can assess changes in vital signs, which allows […]

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