Wireless e-textilesTechnology #2018-237
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The global e-textiles market was around $100 million in 2015 and it is estimated to reach over $3 billion by 2026 with “Sports and Fitness” and “Medical and Healthcare” being the two largest sectors.
The technology relates to a method to confine radio waves onto clothing patterned with conductive textiles.
Stage of Development
1. Athletic wear
2. Medical clothing
1. Efficient and secure transmission of wireless signals
2. Efficient power transfer
3. No interference with nearby devices
4. Cheap (cost of fabrication: $10)
Patent pending. Available for research collaboration and licensing