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Clothes will let you go cable-free: Fabric can send data and power to your devices without the clutter of electronic wires

16 September 2016

Phone charger.

A new fabric promises to deliver a future free from the clutter of wires needed to charge and connect devices.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters:

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technological knowledge is knowledge that technologists agree is useful in ensuring a successful outcome. 3
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify examples where technology has changed people’s sensory perception and/ or physical abilities and discuss the potential short and long term impacts of these. 4

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