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Smart clothes and wearable technology

Author: J McCann; D Bryson; Textile Institute (Manchester, England)
Publisher: Cambridge : Woodhead Publishing : in association with the Textile Institute ; Boca Raton, Fla. : Published in North America by CRC Press, 2009.
Series: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 83.
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A comprehensive review of the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing, this book goes beyond the basics to provide a comprehensive overview of the wearer's requirements. After assessing the design and materials available for smart clothing and wearable technology, the book covers the design process from fiber selection through to product developments in digital print  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J McCann; D Bryson; Textile Institute (Manchester, England)
ISBN: 1845693574 9781845693572 9781845695668 1845695666 9781439801130 1439801134
OCLC Number: 301881883
Notes: "Published by Woodhead Publishing in association with The Textile Institute"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The design of smart clothing and wearable technology. The emergence of wearable computing / M. Malmivaara --
Types of smart clothes and wearable technology / R.D. Hurford --
End-user based design of innovative smart clothing / J. McCann --
The garment design process for smart-clothing : from fibre selection through to product launch / J. McCann --
Designing smart clothing for the body / D. Bryson. pt. 2. Materials and technologies for smart clothing. The influence of knitwear on smart wearables / F. Saifee --
Woven structures and their impact on the function and performance of smart clothing / L. Thomas --
Nonwovens in smart clothes and wearable technologies / F. Kane --
Sensors and computing systems in smart clothing / A.J. Martin --
The application of communication technologies in smart clothing / P. Lam --
Power supply sources for smart textiles / G. Min. pt. 3. Production technologies for smart clothing. Garment construction : cutting and placing of materials / J. McCann, S. Morsky, X. Dong --
Developments in fabric joining for smart clothing / I.C. Agnusdei --
Digital embroidery techniques for smart clothing / A. Taylor --
Developments in digital print technology for smart textiles / C. Treadaway --
Environmental and waste issues concerning the production of smart clothes and wearable technology / M. Timmins. pt. 4. Smart clothing products. Smart clothing and wearable technology for the health and well-being market / D. Bryson --
Smart clothing for the ageing population / J. McCann --
Smart clothing and disability : wearable technology for people with arthritis / S. Underwood --
Wearable technology for the performing arts / J. Birringer, M. Danjoux --
Branding and presentation of smart clothing products to consumers / W. Stahl.
Series Title: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 83.
Responsibility: edited by J. McCann and D. Bryson.
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