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Tag: wearable technology

Armband

Mar 1, 2021

Study Finds Ideal Placement, Pressure for Armband that Could Track Heart Rate

In an effort to develop an armband that can track the heart’s electrical activity, NC State researchers determined the ideal placement for three electrodes in their band design, and how tightly the band needs to be worn. 

Jess Jur in lab

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Jesse Jur Named 2018-2019 University Faculty Scholar

Jesse Jur, associate professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, has been named a 2018-19 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson for his dedication to serving the university community through scholarship, research and engagement. 

Sir Walter Raleigh statue in textile garment project

Feb 26, 2019

Sir Walter Raleigh, Who Are You Wearing?

As Techtextil North America's first academic partner, Wilson College was given the opportunity to dress Sir Walter Raleigh for the show held Feb. 26-28. The goal was to do so creatively and with some technical textile elements worked in. Fashion and Textile Design student Carly Kvietok stepped up. Her inspiration comes from a form of street art that’s referred to as “yarn bombing.” With bold patterns and electroluminescent wire along the seams, Kvietok's work is sure to spark interest in wearable technology and innovation in textiles. 

Ben Cooper

Nov 16, 2017

Textiles Welcomes Ben Cooper as Executive-in-Residence

Wearable tech enthusiast and managing director of IoClothes, Ben Cooper, recently visited the College of Textiles for the Executive-in-Residence Program. He shared his industry experiences with many students and learned more about state-of-the-art facilities NC State has to offer for research and development.