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The Radical Transformation of Smart Textiles

30 October 2017


With the possibility of enhancing human capabilities, there are two types of smart fabrics currently making waves. They are Connected Smart Fabrics, which are garments embedded with digital technology and Nanotechnology Smart Fabrics, that are created using nanotechnology to give materials new properties.

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Technological products Use this and other examples to discuss examples of contemporary material developments and suggest probable implications for future technological product design, development, manufacturing, maintenance, and disposal. 8
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss why technology can challenge people’s views of what it is to be ‘human’. 8

Keywords: materials, sustainable, digital, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology, technological products

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