Reality Dreams offers self-cleaning T-shirt

November 19th, 2015

Norwich, U.K.-based clothier Reality Dreams has introduced dirt-repelling T-shirts that allow food, liquids and even oils to “run off” and clean simply with a spray of water. The hydrophobic shirts feature a nanotechnology treatment that can be added, for an additional cost, on demand when ordering the company’s apparel. Nanoparticles supplied exclusively to Reality Dreams […]

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Does she light up when she sees you?

March 17th, 2015

MIT researchers unveil “Social Textile” technology to take social messaging to a new level. Current technologies are good at connecting people at a distance, but less so at connecting them within the same environment, according to student researchers at MIT. “Social Textile,” a joint project of the MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces and Tangible Media […]

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Australian startup creates a 100 percent cotton hydrophobic T-Shirts

February 20th, 2015

Threadsmiths, an Australian clothing technology company that develops nanotechnology integrated apparel, has created a 100 percent cotton hydrophobic t-shirt. Dubbed "The Cavalier,” it incorporates a lotus leaf-inspired nanotechnology that completely repels dirt and liquids, leaving the surface of the fabric dry and without stains. Lewis Pitchford of Threadsmiths, the business behind the shirt, says the […]

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Posture-improving T-shirt launches in the U.S.

January 26th, 2015

A posture-enhancing T-shirt from Paris-based clothing start-up UpCouture has begun to make an impression internationally. The company formally launched its Up Shirt in the U.S. this month. The shirt aids good posture, according to the company, because of a configuration of very thin elastic strips sewn and bonded into the garment in strategic places. This […]

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