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Invisible fabric closer than you think

Michael Kwan from mobile magazine is reporting that Professor John Pendry is saying that an “invisible fabric” is not that far away.  “The way is works is that ‘light waves would flow around an object hidden inside the metamaterial cloak.’”  This technology will likely be highly guarded and, primarily, used for military use.  There is […]

New Fabric Generates Electricity from your Body Heat

Video Courtesy of forbes.com Jennifer Hicks from Forbes presents an intriguing innovation from scientists and a graduate student, Core Hewitt from Wake Forest’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials.  They have made a fabric that can turn body heat into an electrical current.  This new material is called power felt, which consists of multi-layered carbon nanotube/polymer […]

Bendy Battery Gives Smart Fabrics a Charge

In the February issue of New Scientist Paul Marks reports about the ability to weave a flexible battery into fabricsthatcould provide electricity for gadgets in your clothing.  Batteries have been connected to T-shirts, but have not been built into the fabric of a garment.  “Maksim Skorobogatiy and colleagues at the Polytechnic School of Montreal in […]