Power in Fibre Form: the Development and Application of Solar Cells and Storage in Textiles (Wearable Technology LIVE! USA 2014)

Mr Christian Dalsgaard, Founder - Advice & Development
Ohmatex ApS


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Presentation Summary

• Rationale and key characteristics of energy harvesting and storage in a fibrous matrix
• Industrial applications of power textiles and wearable solutions
• Textile power as an off-grid energy source
• Identifying materials for constructing PV and storage fibres
• Large scale manufacturing and interconnection in power textiles

Speaker Biography (Christian Dalsgaard)

Christian Dalsgaard, CTO, founded Ohmatex in 2004. He has considerable expertise in the field of commercializing smart textile development. His knowledge of the field spans over a decade from the very early stages of smart textile research and development. He has degrees in electrical engineering, physics and computer science from the Danish Engineering Academy and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. He has a developed a strong international network of companies who partner with Ohmatex in new products and developments.

Company Profile (Ohmatex ApS)

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Ohmatex is a pioneer in smart textile development, known for its expertise in integrating electronics into technical textiles and wearable devices. The company has participated in several European projects in this field (Safe@Sea, Place-it, MyWear and PowerWeave). Currently Ohmatex is developing a garment with an NIRS (Near Infra-Red) sensor to monitor leg muscle oxygenation for the European Space Agency (ESA). In 2102 Ohmatex developed a medical compression stocking that measures changes in leg volume for patients suffering from edema (fluid retention) of the lower limbs. This product has been spun-off into an independent company. http://www.edema.dk
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