Tag: smarttech

Eco-friendly IOT

The Isles of Scilly in southwest England have set themselves the goal of using 40% renewable energy by 2025. To do this, they are employing a host of new technologies, including the Internet of things. A community based IoT platform will be able to monitor electricity usage in homes, to track demand. If more energy

Smart clothing going beyond the catwalk …

What has thus far prevented smart clothing from entering the mainstream fashion world is its impracticality. However, a new method has been developed which involves storing energy within the fabric without the need for batteries. This involves a special sewing technique which uses conductive threads and a polymer thread to embroider electrodes onto a textile.