A project dedicated to establishing the knowledge base essential to manufacture electronic yarns on a large-scale for commercial exploitation.

Shoelaces that light up to increase safety for joggers and cyclists

The ATRG in collaboration with project partner QinetiQ have designed shoelaces that light up and flash. It is envisioned that the laces could improve safety for joggers and cyclists at night by increasing their visibility. The laces, shown above, each contain 24 LEDs, with the flashing pattern controlled by a small microcontroller discretely integrated into a … Continue reading Shoelaces that light up to increase safety for joggers and cyclists

Webinar on methods for integrating electronics to create E-textiles

Dr Hughes-Riley recently presented a webinar on different methods of electronics integration used to create E-textiles. The webinar was part of the E-textiles Network webinar series and a recording of the webinar is available online here. The talk introduces different techniques to manufacture electronic textiles, discussing their different characteristics and potential advantages or disadvantages. Methods … Continue reading Webinar on methods for integrating electronics to create E-textiles


For enquiries about the project please contact Dr. Theodore Hughes-Riley at theodore.hughesriley@ntu.ac.uk


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