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fabric

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Facebook weaves new network fabric

The social-networking giant is developing a new networking "fabric" to relieve bottlenecks within its data centers and speed deployment of new apps.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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New smart fabric mimics the way skin perspires

UC Davis biomedical engineers turn to human skin for inspiration in creating a new moisture-wicking fabric.

By May. 21, 2013

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Fabric + algorithm: The fit geek's quest for a suit that fits

A couple of fashion guys team up with a space geek to help men buy the best fitting suit online and try to rise above the tech fit fray.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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Lumi Process: Print on fabric using sunlight

Harness the power of the sun and special inks to permanently fix images to fabrics. Finally, you can make your own Instagram T-shirts.

By Jul. 10, 2012

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BMW to use touch-sensitive smart fabric in cars

As car makers look for ways to replace unsightly buttons or add more controls without crowding the center stack, researchers are turning to smart fabric.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Car Tech Live 249: BMW sews up touch sensitive fabric

BMW says touch me, Ford takes mirrors high tech for quiet, the Chevy Volt is off the hook with the Feds, and how much would you pay for Obama's Chrysler 300?

By Jan. 30, 2012

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Police researchers lift fingerprints from fabric

Researchers are using evaporated metals to lift fingerprints and hand impressions from fabrics like nylon.

By Feb. 1, 2011

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Sonic fabric neckties are actually playable

You can actually hear jumbled sound collages recorded from the NYC metro system coming out of these ties. That's because they are 50 percent audio cassette tape.

By Nov. 3, 2009

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Car Tech Live 249: BMW sews up touch-sensitive fabric (podcast)

BMW says touch me, Ford takes mirrors high tech for quiet, the Chevy Volt is off the hook with the Feds, and how much would you pay for Obama's Chrysler 300? And we drive the Chrysler 300 SRT8.

By Jan. 28, 2012

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MIT develops camera-like fabric

Researchers have woven a swath of fabric consisting of special fibers that can capture an image of what's nearby.

By Jul. 7, 2009