New energy source based on perovskite cells

Skanska is the first developer in the world that will cover office buildings with semi-transparent photovoltaic cells from perovskite. Office buildings can soon be self-sufficient in terms of energy. The technology will be provided...

SOFT e-textiles can protect soldiers and medics

New technology that harnesses electronic signals in a smart fabric could lead to advanced hazardous-material gear that protects against toxic chemicals, according to research from Dartmouth College. The SOFT (Self-Organized Framework on Textiles) devices have...

US patent for graphene flame-retardant composition

Directa Plus plc , a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued notification that it has granted...

Is spider silk stronger than the Kevlar?

It is generally known to most of the people that silk is collected from silk worms and these worms produce the worlds natural finest and lustrous strands. But silk worms are not the one...

Exosuit has been developed to help lifting weights

Virginia Tech and Lowe’s have collaborated to develop a lift assisting wearable exosuit. The exosuit has been developed to assist employees to be comfortable and safe while lifting weights in stores. The technology uses soft...
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Cooling Vest for Enhanced Firefighting Safety

Tokyo, Japan, 12 October, 2017 --- Teijin Limited announced today that it has developed a cooling vest that protects firefighters with unprecedented heat-resistance, flame-retardance and body-heat reduction, including through the use of small electric fans. Teijin...
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Messe Frankfurt – new corporate video

The new corporate video introduces Messe Frankfurt and gives insights into the company’s strategy and values. Centre stage: customer value, internationality, and the unique spirit of trade show organization. From Chicago to Shanghai and Moscow to Dubai, Messe...

Sandler to commence production in the US

Setting up a production plant in the USA, multi-technological German nonwoven leader Sandler AG creates an active point of entry into the North American market. Opening a plant in Perry, Houston County, Georgia in 2016...

The Lexus Hoverboard

For years, designers and startups have been attempting to mimic fiction and create a hoverboard like the one famously piloted by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. Those efforts have only accelerated...

Wearable LED bicycle lock doubles as a safety strip

Australian designers Tosika Maluma and Carson Tully have created a wearable bicycle lock with built-in LED lights designed to boost cyclist's safety. Billed as a world’s first, the LED-laden Vivid Lock can be worn across...
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