create + conduct + connect
Hardware becomes a second skin to the consumer with interactive touch, printed heat and smart biometric monitoring all printed directly on the fabric. Designed to replace buttons and wires with conductive printed ink T-INKed products benefit from consumer interactivity that was not previously imaginable. Utilizing revolutionary thinking ink technology, apparel now becomes second skin for the consumer with interactive touch points that are printed directly on the textile. All interactive T-INK enabled textiles are 100% washable.
T-Ink technology with textiles will change the way you feel:
T-INK's ORA and HeroSkin brands are developing true Smart Wear that will make our clothing not just make us look good but actively make sure we feel as good as we look. Check out the latest T-INK smart wear developments at www.ora-life.com
Why T-Ink for Textiles?
- Inks can be formulated in virtually any color
- Inks can withstand bending and washing without losing conductivity
- Inks can be applied to a wide range of surfaces and fabrics
- Inks create and control heat, sound, light, current and a wide array of sensors
Client: Westpoint Stevens
Dream A little Dream
Using an innovative T-INK printed pillow controller, Westpoint Stevens introduced this wireless T-INK accessory that allowed the consumer to dock their iPod and leave on a nightstand while they could control the device from their pillow without having to leave the comfort of their bed.
Client: Andrew Marc
Fashion at its Hottest!
Fashion at its hottest. T-INK designed the AM PolarBlast utilzing our ORA printed heat system. Capable of generating internal "active" body soothing heat from 88 to 115 degrees for 2 - 5 hours the AM PolarBlast blends both T-INK printed Heat and phase change technology and fashion at the highest level.
Client: Sears Craftsman
Turn up the Heat and work outside
Sears new line of heated work wear features the Thermotex System heated by T-INK. Fully washable and very flexible, the new heat systems will offer multiple heat settings and launch in a jacket and vest. Workmen will no longer be delayed by cold weather or slowed down by bulky clothing and increase output and productivity.
Client: US Army Air Crew
Heat Seeking Warmth
Developing unique body contouring batteries in combination with T-INK's ORA printed heat a range of body specific heat zones were created for the US Military based on delivering heat to dedicated extremities, each individually controlled by the soldier.
Melt the Slopes
Burton’s new iTouch glove allows the user to keep his fingers warm and protected while operating an iPod or iPhone or any interactive device without having to remove their gloves to do it. Burton's DreamWear line of active heat skiwear utilizes T-INK's printed ORA heat system in products ranging from Ski jackets and pants to gloves and hats.
Client: Talking T-shirts
Get the Last Words In
T-INK's patented Z-axis printed technology now brings characters and products to life on any T-Shirt. 100% washable and 100% interactive T-INK's has produced millions of retail and promotional products for leading brands such as Budweiser and Kellogg's to the latest pop culture icons from Austin Powers to WWF.
Cold season hunters, anglers and outdoorsmen now have a decisive advantage as they head out into the field. The new Thermotex system heated by T-INK provide sportsmen with the latest technology in heated apparel. Scent and sound free without bulky wires and completely washable, the new heat system will be included in jackets, pants, hats and gloves.
Aklimate’s Back Warmer systems supplied by T-INK are ergonomically designed to cover the key muscle groups of the lumbar, extensor and lateral muscles within the triangle from beneath the shoulder to the hip. Available in three standard sizes Small (lower back), Medium (Mid Back), Large (Full back).