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IT Skills Show & International Conference on Advancements in Computing Resources, (SSICACR-2017) 15 and 16 February 2017, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Computer Science (IJCS) Published by SK Research Group of Companies (SKRGC)

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Smart textiles are fabrics that have been designed and manufactured to include technologies that provide the wearer with increased functionality. Though industrial exploitation of smart textile systems is still in its infancy, the technological implementation is increasing. These textiles have numerous potential applications, such as the ability to communicate with other devices, conduct energy, transform into other materials and protect the wearer from environmental hazards. The smart textiles are wearable and has many potential material are available in the market. It also offers highly conductive fabric with excellent flexibility. The fabrics are made from different metals which produce different stretchable fabric. Among them the Phase change materials (PCM) take advantage of latent heat that can be stored or released from a material over a narrow temperature range. PCM possesses the ability to change their state with a certain temperature range. This is the result of substantial research and development investments directed towards this emerging field. In order to stimulate the progress in smart textiles, emerging developments need to be identified and selectively strengthened.


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PCM, smart textiles, technology, potential, research development

  • Format Volume 5, Issue 2, No 05, 2017
  • Copyright All Rights Reserved ©2017
  • Year of Publication 2017
  • Author Dr.G.Mahesh, SirishaDeepthi Sornapudi
  • Reference IJCS-321
  • Page No 2133-2141

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