NC State University College of Textiles Brings Wearable Technology to IDTechExShow

No one knows wearable technology like NC State University. Don’t miss your chance to speak with experts from NC State’s College of Textiles (COT) and the Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) who will be at the IDTechExShow! in Santa Clara, Calif., Nov. 15-17. In addition to hearing about their work and research within the world of wearable technology, you can also learn about:

⦁ The testing, fabrication and prototyping capabilities offered by the Zeis Textiles Extension and the renowned Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC), the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates in one location the capabilities to research, test, and evaluate the comfort and protective performance of textile materials, garments and ensemble systems.

⦁ The College’s close collaboration with ASSIST, which develops and employs nanotechnology enabled energy harvesting and storage, ultra-low power electronics, and sensors to create innovative, battery-free, body-powered, and wearable health monitoring systems.

Dr. Jesse J. Jur, assistant professor, in the College of Textiles, will join IDTechEx technology analyst James Hayward and Christopher Marina, global marketing leader for Dupont Advanced Materials, for a discussion of “E-textiles and Stretchable Electronics” at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The trio will address as part of that day’s Masterclass 6:

⦁ Assessment and progress of electronic and electrical materials on textiles

⦁ Application needs, case studies

⦁ Key players and market forecasts

IDTechExShow! attendees who want to learn more about wearable technology and the wide variety of educational programs, opportunities and industry services offered by the College of Textiles should visit booth #W30 in the Santa Clara Convention Center. The College will be exhibiting concurrently as part of IDTechEx Show, Energy Harvesting USA, Printed Electronics USA, Sensors USA and Wearable USA.

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