Apple Patents ‘3D Fabric’ for Future Apple View Bands

Future Apple View bands could possibly do a great deal more than just keep the unit to your wrist. In point, Apple is actively exploring how it can add added performance to the bands. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office environment posted a trio of Apple patent apps on Thursday, every detailing a different approach of producing sophisticated cloth-embedded technology. To be more distinct, Apple … Continue reading Apple Patents ‘3D Fabric’ for Future Apple View Bands

NASA’s Wild Fabric Is Basically Chain Mail From the Future

Traveling to outer space is an exercise in efficiency. At $10,000 per pound onboard, it pays to keep things light. But space is also an incredibly complex environment, requiring tons of hefty equipment just to exit the atmosphere. To minimize the weight of its payload, NASA has experimented with inflatable materials that can balloon into habitats, and tangles of lightweight rods that can shift shape … Continue reading NASA’s Wild Fabric Is Basically Chain Mail From the Future

NASA eyes “chain mail” fabric for use in space

To protect its spacecraft from the rigors of deep space, a team of NASA engineers is turning to a time-honored — and battle-proven — solution: chain mail. Led by Raul Polit Casillas, whose mother is a fashion designer in Spain, the group at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has developed a prototype fabric that puts an extraterrestrial spin on the armor of yore. The fabric … Continue reading NASA eyes “chain mail” fabric for use in space

Twitter sells Fabric mobile developer platform to Google | VentureBeat | Dev

Twitter launched Fabric in 2014 as a means to enable developers to create better mobile apps, but fast-forward three years and the division is being sold to Google. On Wednesday, it was announced that the Fabric team and technology will be joining Google’s Developer Products Group to work with the Firebase team. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Fabric, Crashlytics, Answers, and … Continue reading Twitter sells Fabric mobile developer platform to Google | VentureBeat | Dev