Success in smart textiles —now and in the future

October 9th, 2015

IFAI’s market research manager Jeff Rasmussen says that the worldwide smart fabrics market is growing at an annual rate of about 18 percent from about $984 million in 2011 to a projected $1.9 billion in 2015. Rasmussen spoke on “Current Developments in the Smart and Interactive Fabrics Market” Oct. 7 at IFAI’s Advanced Textiles Conference […]

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Fabric canopies light up Staten Island Ferry Terminal

February 17th, 2015

Twelve torch-shaped canopies glowing with diffused lights have made New York’s St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal a more functional–and beautiful–commuter experience. The ferry transports 22 million people per year between Staten Island and Manhattan, but the St. George Staten Island Esplanade was showing its age, and the New York City Department of Transportation sought […]

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