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Quality characterisation of Apparel (second edition) Dr Subrata Das, Professor Department of Fashion Technology, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam,  Erode District, Tamil Nadu 638401 (India) is proud to announce the second edition of his book “Quality characterisation of Apparel” ( Woodhead; ISDN No. 9789388320108, 280 pages) is now available. Summary of the book’s content

Sports Direct delays publication of full year financial results

Sports Direct announces delay in publication of full year financial results Blames complexities around House of Fraser acquisition, trading uncertainty and increased regulatory scrutiny over one of its auditors Results now between July 26 and August 23, 2019 By guest author Elias Jahshan from Retail Gazette Sports Direct has announced it will delay the publication … More Sports Direct delays publication of full year financial results

Breaking News: Swiss Rieter’s half year report reflects difficulties in the global textile machinery sector

•             Order intake in the first half of 2019 amounted to CHF 378.3 million, 26% below the previous year period •             At CHF 416.1 million, sales were 19% down on the previous year period •             EBIT of CHF -1.2 million and net profit of CHF -3.8 million •             Implementation of cost-cutting measures proceeding according to … More Breaking News: Swiss Rieter’s half year report reflects difficulties in the global textile machinery sector

Laser diodes – How smartphones and self-driving cars see the world

Tiny infrared lasers offer 3D sensing functionality for consumer electronics like smartphones and robots like self-driving cars. In this article, the technology consulting firm IDTechEx demonstrate how advances in laser technology and decreases in laser price enable novel applications in optical sensing. This article presents some insights from the recently published report titled Laser Diodes … More Laser diodes – How smartphones and self-driving cars see the world