Cocona Fabrics Coconut Carbon

  One of the 50 Colorado Companies to Watch, Boulder based Cocona Fabrics is an avid inventor of natural technologies used in and on fabrics. In 2005, the original Cocona fabrics were launched using natural carbon fiber derived from recycled coconut shells. In late 2008, the company introduced Cocona Minerale fabrics, which used volcanic minerals. Cocona fabrics and yarn were […]

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Nuwa Textiles Ultra Abrasion Resistance

  Nuwa Textiles recently introduced a patent pending coating called NuHyde, increasing abrasion resistance in fabric by over 450% of conventional polyurethane coatings. When fabric yarns are fused with NuHyde treatment, its high viscosity content creates an additional puncture-resistant barrier on the surface of the fabric without compromising the existing tear and tensile strength of […]

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TRIO Map for Mountain Rescue Teams

Designer Grace Tsai is showcasing the TRIO map concept as part of her design portfolio.  The map is a GPS communication device to be used by Mountain Rescue Teams. Each member of the team would carry a TRIO map which provides the exact location and direction of travel of all other team members. The map would also allow for coordinated communication between […]

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Zoombak GPS Personal Dog Locator

Thankfully my dog Lola is not an escape artist but if she were, I might consider getting her something like Zoombak. Zoombak is a location device which utilizes both the cellular and satellite networks in Advanced Global Positioning System (A-GPS) to determine the location of the Zoombak Locator. This lightweight, water resistant locator attaches to a dog's collar […]

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Columbia High Road Embraces Technology

   Columbia High Road saw an extraordinary performance at the Giro D'Italia as well as at races throughout the past year. This exceptional streak can be attributed at least in part to the team's manager, wireless entrepreneur Bob Stapleton. Upon taking the helm, Mr. Stapleton immediately set out to apply the principles he learned from the high-tech […]

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