August 17, 2015

Source: Electronic Specifier

"Connectivity woven in"
"Developing a smart piece of apparel using traditional garment manufacturing techniques poses a variety of challenges," said Nick Langston, Head of the Wearables Lab, TE Connectivity. "An electronics factory is a very different environment than a garment factory, which is prone to high levels of dust and heat that are not optimal conditions for working with technological components. TE developed a process that leveraged the skills and tools textile workers are familiar with while ensuring that the new techniques won't compromise the connectivity of the garment."

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