Hans-Werner Oertel

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With the help of Wandelbots, even Saxony’s Minister-President Michael Kretschmer could show a robot the ropes. © Wandelbots

 
19/11/2019 – Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Top 10 – Innovations 2019

A teaching robotic jacket

Several new technotextile developments hit the headlines during this year of big trade fairs. One of our Top 10 developments is from the Wearables. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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Lunative “smart light” and “smart sensor” components open the textile industry’s door to Industry 4.0. © Lunative

 
18/11/2019 – Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Workwear sounds warning in no-go areas

Several new technotextile developments hit the headlines during this year of big trade fairs. One of our Top 10 developments is from the workwear sector. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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Co-founder and software specialist Maria Piechnick and the founding team at Wandelbots. © Wandelbots

 
15/11/2019 – Human interaction replaces programming language

Human interaction replaces programming language

Easy transition to Industry 4.0 with Wandelbots

Wandelbots, the young Dresden-based startup, is being overrun by demand for its textile-orientated digitalisation solutions for industry. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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On its way to becoming the world leader, China has already seen its middle class balloon to more than 100 million people with high consumer expectations. © Oertel

 
07/11/2019 – More chic for China, but make it sustainable

More chic for China, but make it sustainable

25th Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

The fair sent out a clear message to Germany and Europe: Get ready for China’s insatiable demand for sustainable, high-quality fabrics, apparel and fashion. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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Netzwerkchefin Christina Harwarth moderiert auf dem Kongress „Intelligente Textilien“ eine Gesprächsrunde zum Thema Funktioneller Digitaldruck. © Bayern Innovativ GmbH

 
07/10/2019 – Was gelingt im Netzwerk besser?

Was gelingt im Netzwerk besser?

15 Jahre Textilnetz bei Bayern Innovativ

Ein Gespräch mit Christina Harwarth, Leiterin des dort verankerten und von Nürnberg aus gemanagten Netzwerks Textile Innovation. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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Textile structures for medical implants: The ITVP has at its disposal high-performance technology, including knitting machines. © DITF

 
12/09/2019 – Closing the gap and avoiding the ‘valley of death’

Closing the gap and avoiding the ‘valley of death’

ITV Produktservice GmbH, Denkendorf

Most of the sixteen German textile research institutes formed research and production companies some years ago – including Denkendorf. By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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Mit dem Textil bezahlen dank textiler RFID-Innovation. Fans der „Königsblauen“ machen den Anfang. © Schalke

 
06/09/2019 – Wearable Elektronics

Wearable Elektronics

Auf Schalke heißt es jetzt: Mein T-Shirt zahlt

Fans von Schalke04 kommen ohne Stadionticket am Einlass vorbei. Bedingung: Sie müssen ihr online Euro-aufgeladenes RFID-Shirt tragen. By  Hans-Werner Oertel