Attaching electronic components to interactive textiles

  • US 10,155,274 B2
  • Filed: 05/03/2017
  • Issued: 12/18/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/27/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for attaching an electronic component to an interactive textile, the method comprising:

  • receiving an interactive textile comprising conductive threads interwoven with a fabric of the interactive textile, each conductive thread comprising one or more flexible threads and a conductive wire;

    stripping away a portion of both the fabric of the interactive textile and the flexible threads of the conductive threads of the interactive textile to open up a window in the interactive textile in which the conductive wires are exposed; and

    attaching an electronic component to the exposed conductive wires of the conductive thread in the window of the interactive textile.

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