Eclectic Curiosity


Posted on May 24th, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

From Nature Magazine, “TV on a T-shirt: New fabric displays glowing, changing images”

“Researchers at France Telecom have developed a fabric woven from plastic optical fibres that glow with a series of different images, like a TV screen1. It could mean never again being stuck wearing the same outfit as someone else at a party – you could use a mobile phone to download a whole new look into the fabric from a computerized database. The battery-powered optical-fibre fabric should “open new horizons for fashion designers,” say its developers Emmanuel Deflin and co-workers of France Telecom in Meylan.”





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