Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology
These smart textile materials are functional textile materials that can sense and react to environmental conditions. They have applications in various fields such as medical science and engineering, automotive and aeronautics, personal protective equipment, sports, interior designs etc. They play a very major role in science and technology because of their commercial viability. All these innovations on smart textiles play a major role in textile industry in its transformation into a competitive knowledge driven industry. Moreover, combining smart wearables with internet of things has a profound impact on research, development and applications of wearable technology with increased challenges and opportunities.
- Textile design and technology
- Fiber materials
- Fibrous structures
- Stimuli responsive fibres
- Textile sensors
- Medical Textiles