Fashion, lifestyle, dressing up, etc. are always one the urge to grow and grow daily. With the rise of new trends alongside there comes the use of good beneficial technologies for people to like and use over it. This way, let us see few trending new technologies that are relative to clothing and textiles.
1. COLOR CHANGING CLOTHES
The color changing clothes is the best technology for fashion lovers. The color of the clothes will vary accordingly to the surroundings. Initially, the clothes are made up of LEDs and e-Ink screens but which can never take off. Now the Florida University had given this color changing fabrics from the user’s Smartphone itself. Each thread is from chromophores thin metal (micro-wire). By the electric currents through the wire, the extra pigment changes to the temperature and hence is seen overtly beautifully.
2. BUILT-IN SENSORS TO COLLECT MEDICAL DATA
Omsignal introduced the clothes for active wear, sleep, and work wear for primarily collecting medical data. The company’s inners, t-shirts, and shirts are all with built-in ECG, respiration, and physical activity sensors. The data from the sensors is sent to a recording module inside the fabric, and this can collect data for more than 50 hours.
3. TOUCH SENSORS TO CONTROL PHONE
Levi’s designed the touch sensor jacket which can control a Smartphone if the mobile is inside a bag or packet. The tiny electronics will connect the phone and the cuff of the jacket. The snap chit of the inner cuff will be indicating the incoming information about the phone. The battery of the tag can even last up to two weeks.
4. SOCKS WITH PRESSURE SENSORS
The sensorial socks which have textile pressure sensors pairing with one anklet will connect to a Smartphone app. The technology will help the runners by the socks and Smartphone app together for helping them to count the number of steps, speed, and altitude. The Dash Board of the sensorial in the app will help to achieve the goals successfully!
5. CLOTHES THAT COMMUNICATE
The company ‘Cute Circuit’ develops the clothes and accessories which will text and message about the user’s style and their personality. Katy Perry, Kelly Osbourne, and Nicole Sherzinger had made the first Twitter dress. The company now had also given the new mirror handbag. The sides of the bags are made from laser-etched acrylic mirrors which have LED to shine the animation and for displaying the texts and tweets.
6. GOOD VIBRATIONS FOR SPORTSWEAR
The Wearable X yoga pants with accelerometers and vibrating motors woven in the fabric around hips, knees, and ankles give instructions on how to move. Data is taken from the Nadi X mobile app and can easily track the goals which were given by the coach.
7. DIGITAL PRINTING
In Digital Printing the scans are directly for an application to the fabrics with printers. The new printing will reduce up to 95% of water usage and with 75% energy, also minimizing the textile waste. The designers Mary Katrantzou, Alexander McQueen, and Basso along with Brooke gave this technology for textiles.
8. PLASTIC BAGS AND BEER BOTTLES CLOTHES
The technologies are called recycled synthetics which are made purely from plastic bags and waste beer bottles. The “I am Not a Virgin” jeans use 25% bottle fiber and 75% of cotton to make the soft touch durable denim. In the same way, the bamboos are also transforming intro cloth materials.
9. HAND DYING
Hand dying is the oldest fashion in a brand new trending way. The hemp-silk hand dyed with organic ink stuff are grown in the gardens and woven for human dying. The designers, Renee Mennen and Stefanie Van from a design firm had been hand dying clothes and collections of a monochromatic rainbow of reds.
10. WATER-FREE STONE WASHING
The Levi’s Waterless products are using 96% of lesser quantities of water to finish their jeans. Now the company has been under a reduction of over 172 million liters of water for their products. The technology is wisely saving water usage for their clothing.