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Expanded polymer pellets
The invention refers to a method for producing expanded polymer pellets, which comprises the following steps: melting a polymer comprising a polyamide; adding...
Systems and methods for synthesizing images of apparel ensembles on models
Neural networks of suitable topology are trained with sets of images, where one image of each set depicts a garment and another pair of images of each set...
Method of making a customization kit for articles of footwear
A method of making a steaming apparatus for an article of footwear includes providing a set of sheets and applying a series of welds and cuts to the sheets. The...
Direct printing to fabric
Methods and systems are disclosed for three-dimensional printing directly onto an article of apparel. Disclosed is a method and system for direct ...
Protective belt apparatus
A belt apparatus is configured to support the trousers worn by a person and to include a number of airbags that are deployable in a falling event to protect the...
Surgical apparel system
A surgical garment configured for attachment to a surgical helmet, wherein the surgical garment defines a barrier between the wearer and the environment. The...
Pattern based apparel search engine and recommendation
A method for searching for apparel online includes storing multiple apparel cut patterns and determining a distance between points of the multiple apparel cut...
A garment (100) for use in system for monitoring the technique of a user undertaking a physical activity which comprises a securing region for securing the...
Wireless data communication and power transmission athletic apparel module
The present disclosure describes devices, systems, and methods that can be used to collect sensor data from, for instance, a sensor device that has been...
Systems and methods for designing and customizing tangible products are disclosed. Examples may include apparel, such as footwear, shirts, or sporting goods,...
Three-dimensional body scanning and apparel recommendation
Devices, systems, and methods include a three-dimensional (3D) scanning element, an electronic data storage configured to store a database including fields for...
Method for the manufacture of a plastic component, plastic component, and
Described are methods for the manufacture of a plastic component, in particular a cushioning element for sports apparel, a plastic component manufactured with...
Garment with strategically positioned polymide aerogel panels
An apparel garment includes a polyimide aerogel or aerogel-infused insulator 12 directly bonded to at least a portion 10 of the garment. A method for bonding an...
Cord-yarn structured supercapacitor
Cord-yarn supercapacitors are disclosed herein. The cord-yarn supercapacitor can include two or more ply yarns twisted together and an electrolyte. The ply...
Apparel including interconnected wicking structure
A fabric is provided having a defined pattern of hydrophobic and hydrophilic regions that extend entirely through the thickness of the fabric so that the...
Apparel with ultrasonic position sensing and haptic feedback for
An article of apparel, a system, and methods include a fabric configured to conform to a body of a wearer. A plurality of ultrasonic positioning sensors are...
Methods of drying apparel and apparel drying assemblies
Assemblies and methods for drying apparel, for example, footwear or gloves, are provided. The assemblies include a panel; projections or pegs pivotally mounted...
Stowable apparel item
An apparel item for an upper torso of a wearer having a pocket structure affixed to an inner-facing surface of apparel item. The pocket structure is sized to be...
Movement-reactive athletic apparel and methods of making the same
Articles of athletic garments, particularly sports bra and methods of treating the athletic garments with a shear thickening fluid (STF) are disclosed. The...
Wearable computing device for monitoring hazards
Embodiments of the present invention relate to wearable computing devices. In some embodiments, a wearable computing devices ("WCD") for monitoring occupational...
Laser finishing design tool with damage assets
A tool allows a user to create new designs for apparel and preview these designs before manufacture. Software and lasers are used in finishing apparel to...
Trim piece for an apparel item
A trim piece includes a first zone adapted to be folded over an edge of an apparel item, a second zone, and a third zone interposed between the first and second...
Apparel for athletic activities
A suit wearable by a human user includes a torso section, two arm sections extending from an upper portion of the torso section, and two leg sections extending...
Apparel having sensor system
A sensor system configured for use with an article of apparel includes one or a plurality of sensors formed of a polymeric material having a conductive...
Articles of footwear and apparel having a partially fused fabric portion
and methods of making the same
An article of footwear can include an upper. The upper includes a knitted portion having yarns partially fused to adjacent yarns and filaments of the partially...
Closure devices for medical devices and methods
Closure devices that may be used for various articles, such as braces, medical devices, shoes, clothing, apparel, and the like. The closure devices may include...
Article of apparel with zonal force attenuation properties
An article of apparel, such as a sock or a shoe, is disclosed as having a foot-supporting area for extending adjacent to a plantar surface of a foot. The...
Apparel item with integrated lighting system
Aspects herein are directed to an apparel item having an integrated lighting system and method of forming the apparel item having the integrated lighting...
Systems and methods for integrating and using sensor system in articles of apparel are provided. The system may include an apparel piece sized and dimensioned...
Protective clothing and apparel for pets and animals and method of use
Protective clothing and apparel for pets and animals, and method of using same, structured as a shirt and/or hat made of an ultraviolet protective rash guard...
Sport chair with game integration
A sport chair with ancillary electronic functionality includes a seating surface operative to support a user, and ancillary functionality selected from: thermal...
Bedding rack multifunctional apparatus
The invention provides a unique and multifunctional Bedding Rack design in wood and metal materials for the storage and display of King- and Queen-Size...
Apparel modeling in a virtual storefront
A system allows a user to create new designs for apparel and preview these designs before manufacture. Software and lasers are used in finishing apparel to...
System and method for apparel identification
A method of enabling shoe identification comprises receiving at a server apparatus information relating to a unique identity of a shoe comprising a...
Cognitive analysis and classification of apparel images
As disclosed, f-scores can be generated for apparel items. Training images are identified, where each training image is associated with a corresponding set of...
Articles and methods of manufacture of articles
Various articles, such as footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, watchbands, and the like, and methods of forming those articles are presented. The articles are...
Intelligent electronic footwear and control logic for automated
infrastructure-based pedestrian tracking
Presented are intelligent electronic footwear and apparel with controller-automated features, methods for making/operating such footwear and apparel, and...
Apparel pocket system
Aspects herein provide for a pocket structure for an apparel item. The apparel item comprises an outer panel of material, an inner panel of material, a pocket...
Stay tucked-in easy-on easy-off strapless hidden suspenders
An upper and lower garment disc-like dual connector and suspension device wherein the tucked-in upper garment, such as a shirt or blouse, is draped over and...
Apparel with pressure sensor control
An article of apparel and method include a structure configured to enclose a human body part, a pressure sensor array including multiple pressure sensors...
Augmented reality display system for overlaying apparel and fitness
The present disclosure relates to an augmented reality display system. The augmented reality display system includes an augmented reality mirror, a display...
Collaborative activities in on-line commerce
Computer based systems and methods allow collaborative shopping for and/or designing of (e.g., customization) consumer products, such as articles of footwear,...
System and method for automated manufacturing of custom apparel
A centralized command and control network system for the automated manufacture of a personalized custom-fit garment comprises a centralized control system;...
Article with coloring layer and control surface layer
An article, such as an article of footwear or an article of apparel, includes an upper having a gradient-like coloring pattern. The article further includes...
Method for the manufacture of a plastic component, plastic component, and
Described are methods for manufacturing a plastic component, in particular a cushioning element for sports apparel, a plastic component manufactured with such...
Trim piece for an apparel item
A trim piece assembly is provided herein comprising a first set of apertures providing access to a drawstring channel, and a second set of apertures that do not...
Writing to apparel by flexing piezoelectric generator
A wearable article, a system, and methods include a structural material configured to enable the wearable article to the worn on a body, a piezoelectric...
Sensor for an article of footwear
An article of footwear or an article of apparel can include provisions for facilitating the use of a sensor device and protecting the sensor device from...
Apparel top with a snow gaiter having a liquid bladder
An apparel top for use by a user is worn about a user torso and a user waist. The top includes an outer shell portion having first and second panels, a back...
Thermal therapy apparel
The present invention is a two-layer garment adapted to receive one or more body parts to provide a user with compression and thermal therapy. The two layers...