Latest Developments @ Myant

Close to What Matters Most: Launch of Phase 2 of the Skiin Early Access Program – Open Beta
Care is Close: Open Beta is Now Live! Skiin is now available to the public through Phase 2 of the Skiin Early Access Program. Phase 2 of the EAP is an Open Beta. What this means is that we have refined the garments and the accompanying app to a point where we feel ...
Myant Inc. Partners with Local Electronics Manufacturer URtech Manufacturing Inc. to Produce First Commercial Scale Run of Devices for Skiin
Myant Inc., (www.myant.ca) industry leaders in textile computing, has partnered with URtech Manufacturing Inc. (www.urtechmfg.com), Toronto-based provider of electronics manufacturing services, to produce the first commercial scale run of electronic components for Skiin, Myant’s textile-based solution for connecting people to care. By partnering with another Toronto-based company, Myant is creating a local ecosystem to accelerate innovation ...
Thank You: A Personal Message from Myant CEO Tony Chahine
Looking back over the course of my career as an entrepreneur and business leader, never has there been a year in which I have faced as many challenges as in 2020. Many of the challenges that Myant faced in years past were technical in nature, but this year the challenges were much more human: How can we protect the people we care about, stay connected even when we are forced to be apart, all while keeping the momentum of the business going? all while maintaining momentum towards our goals?
Myant Announces New US Division to Support Growth of Partnerships in the United States
Myant Inc. (www.myant.ca), global pioneer and leader in textile computing, has announced the opening of a new business division in the United States to support the growth of its American partnerships.
Myant Unveils Connected PPE Concepts, Creating New Ways to Assess Health and Performance as Part of the Skiin Interconnected System of Biometric Garments
Myant Inc., global pioneer in textile computing, has revealed concept designs for connected PPE that utilize VOC sensing, enabling new ways of holistically assessing health and performance as part of an expanding interconnected system of biometric garments being realized by the company.
Clinical Study Initiated to Examine the Ability of Myant’s Textile-Based Biometric Solutions to Capture ECG and Other Biometrics in Pediatric Population
Myant Inc., global pioneers in textile computing, is announcing the start of a clinical study at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), to examine the efficacy and feasibility of Myant’s textile-based monitoring solutions to capture medical-grade biometric data in the pediatric population.
Care is Close: Myant announces the launch of Phase 1 of the Skiin Early Access Program
Today we are excited to announce the launch date of Phase 1 of the Skiin Early Access Program: October 1, 2020. The Skiin Early Access Program will enable you to be among the first to experience this ...
Myant Initiates Clinical Trial with PACE at Southlake Regional Health Centre to Validate the Use of Textile-Based Solutions for the Capture of ECG and Other Biometrics in Adults and Elderly
​Myant Initiates Clinical Trial with PACE at Southlake Regional Health Centre to Validate the Use of Textile-Based Solutions for the[...]
Connect to Conquer: Unlocking Performance Potential By Connecting the Athlete to their Mind and Body
Professional athletes and coaches are well aware that optimal performance is not just about the state of the body but also about the state of the mind. While there has been great focus on the readiness of the body to perform, what about the mind? Are mind and body not connected? If they are, how can we quantify this relationship to personalize coaching and optimize performance?
Connect to Conquer: Myant Opens New Lab to Drive Development and Partnerships in Next-Generation Connected Performance
The partnership aims to validate the efficacy of solutions built on the Myant Platform which use textile garments to assess conditions and deliver therapy to the patient’s body. This new mode of connecting patients to care solves the fundamental challenges of distribution, adoption and diagnosis that have limited the proliferation of telehealth in the past...
Myant and UHN’s KITE Research Institute Announce Partnership for the Clinical Validation of Textile Computing Solutions
The partnership aims to validate the efficacy of solutions built on the Myant Platform which use textile garments to assess conditions and deliver therapy to the patient’s body. This new mode of connecting patients to care solves the fundamental challenges of distribution, adoption and diagnosis that have limited the proliferation of telehealth in the past...
Myant Announces Partnership with Dental Expert Dr. Natalie Archer DDS for Innovation in PPE for Dentistry
Myant Inc., world leaders in textile computing, have announced a partnership with Dr. Natalie Archer DDS, recognized Canadian dental expert, to collaboratively develop a new line of personal protective equipment designed to address the tremendous risks that dental professionals face as they re-open their practices to serve their communities in need.
Myant to Produce 340,000 Masks Per Month to Help Protect Canadian Frontline Workers Combating COVID-19
By redirecting its textile innovation expertise and reconfiguring its 80,000 sq ft manufacturing facility, the textile innovators at Myant are ready to produce up to 340,000 masks per month, providing relief for mask shortages in communities across the city, the province, and the country.
COVID-19: Redefining Our Present and Future Attitudes Towards Hygiene
Our attitudes and behaviors relating to hygiene are rapidly evolving as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. What textile innovations for protective equipment are Myant producing to help us stay safe in this new world?
Connecting and Collaborating to Tackle COVID-19
We at Myant believe that it is part of our responsibility to be collaborating with other enterprises, working together to address the immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19 on society. This is an open invitation to collaborate in our joint proposal to federal and provincial governments to deploy a connected care solution to remotely assess COVID-19 cases and provide telemedicine services to those in isolation.
Recap: Myant @ CES 2020 – Views & Reviews
Myant kicked off 2020 with an incredible week at CES! There were awards, announcements, and lots of incredible technology on hand. Read our recap to relive Myant's week at CES 2020!
Myant and Helly Hansen Unveil Line of Active Thermal Workwear with Dynamic Temperature Regulation at CES 2020, Demonstrating the Possibilities of Work in a World Connected by Textile
The garments in this line (including a base layer top, leggings, socks, a balaclava, and gloves) are wire-free, embedded with textile sensors that can measure body temperature and react by actively delivering heat through the textile to maximize comfort and enhance productivity. Active thermal workwear is one of the first applications of Myant’s larger vision to transform the future of “work” via textiles that can sense and react to the human body.
A New Era of Remote Monitoring, Rehabilitation and Telemedicine Enabled By Textiles to be Showcased at CES 2020 by Myant, Pioneers in Textile Computing
By employing textiles that can sense and react to the human body and connecting patients to loved ones, healthcare practitioners, and artificial intelligence, Myant aims to close the gap in the feedback loop that has previously limited existing models of telemedicine and usher in a new era where distance is no longer a barrier to effective care.
Myant to Demonstrate Connected Textiles for Fitness and Cycling at CES 2020 that Enable New Modes of Textile-Based Performance Optimization
Myant Inc., pioneers in Textile Computing™, will be exhibiting at CES 2020 in Las Vegas and showcasing a system of connected performance apparel (including a pair of connected cycling shorts) designed to augment fitness experiences, connecting athletes to their bodies, their training partners and coaches.
Myant to Demonstrate Textile-Based Full-Body Interface at CES 2020, Creating New Ways to Understand and Communicate with the Human Body for All People
Myant Inc., pioneers in Textile Computing™, will be exhibiting at CES 2020 (January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas) with many demonstrations including a full-body interface implemented through textile that creates new ways to holistically understand and communicate with the human body.
Myant to Showcase Office Environment that Senses, Predicts, and Reacts to Workers at CES 2020, Bridging the Gap Between the Human Operating System and the Physical Workplace
An office environment connected to the Myant Platform will be aware of the worker’s current physical and psychological state, anticipate their needs, and react to create personalized experiences that optimize individual performance, resulting in enterprise-wide enhancement of productivity and workforce health and well-being.
Myant to Unveil the Digital Textile Exchange (DTX) at CES 2020, a Platform to Democratize Access to Textile Manufacturing Capacity and Enable Textile Innovation
By connecting existing manufacturers, inventors, startups, and academia with knitting machines and textile producers all working under a new universal set of standards, DTX will streamline the process of going from idea to mass-scale production for advanced textiles, and reignite the culture of making and innovation that has been dwindling in the textile world for decades.
Myant Enters Exclusive Partnership with Heraeus Medical Components to Produce Textile Solution Incorporating Tecticoat® for Electrical Sensing and Stimulation Applications
Myant Inc., industry leaders in textile computing, and Heraeus Medical Components, experts in biomaterials and components for medical devices, manufacturing technologies, and supply chain excellence, have entered into an exclusive partnership to develop, test, prototype and produce a solution leveraging Heraeus’ Tecticoat® coating for electrical sensing applications in textiles.
Myant & Helly Hansen to Demonstrate Connected Safety Footwear at CES 2020, Highlighting New Methods to Enhance Worker Wellbeing and Prevent Workplace Accidents
Myant Inc., the pioneers in Textile Computing™, and Helly Hansen, the global technical and safety apparel brand, will be showcasing a connected safety shoe at CES 2020 (January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas) as part of Myant’s vision of creating a new industry by connecting people to their own body, other people, and their IoT-enabled environments in the context of work, home and play. The Helly Hansen connected safety shoe features sensors knitted into the shoe which provides continuous gait analysis, helping to track, predict, and ultimately prevent occupational same-level slips, trips and falls (STFLs) on both an individual and organizational level.
Myant to Showcase Line-up of Heart Health Management Apparel and Textiles at CES 2020 to Democratize Access to Electrocardiography for People Across Society
Myant Inc., the pioneers in Textile Computing™, will be showcasing a line-up of textile products that enable continuous and ambient heart health management at CES 2020 (January 7-10, Las Vegas), including apparel from the Skiin Connected Health & Wellness line which was honored as a winner in the Health & Wellness category of the CES 2020 Innovation Awards.
Myant to Unveil a World Where Human Connectedness is Transformed by Textiles at CES 2020
Myant Inc., the pioneers in Textile Computing™, will be headed to CES 2020 (January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas) to bring to life its vision of a world where textile-based interfaces knitted into everyday objects form a better connection between you and your body, your community, the AI-powered digital sphere, and the physical IoT-enabled environment.
Myant Announces Joint Venture with Osmotex AG to Integrate and Commercialize HYDRO_BOT Electronic Moisture Management Technology for Textile-Based Applications
Myant Inc., industry leaders in textile computing, and Osmotex AG, Swiss pioneers of electronically controlled moisture management technology, have agreed to enter into a joint venture for the commercialization of Osmotex’s HYDRO_BOT active membrane technology across various textile-based applications.
Myant Wins CES 2020 Innovation Award for the Skiin Connected Health & Wellness System
Myant Inc., the world leader in Textile Computing, is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honoree for its Health and Wellness System. CES Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products.
Expert in High-Risk Pregnancy, Dr. Jon Barrett, joins Myant Inc. as a Scientific Advisor for their Maternal Care Initiative
Myant Inc., the global leader in Textile Computing, is honoured to announce the addition of Dr. Jon Barrett as a scientific advisor. Dr. Barrett, is one of the world's leading experts on high-risk pregnancy and will be advising Myant Inc. on their maternal care initiative 'Pregnancy Reimagined'.
Myant Inc. Announces the Creation of an Executive Health Advisory Board
Myant Inc., the global leader in Textile Computing, is pleased to announce the formation of an Executive Health Advisory Board (EHAB), a committee of senior industry leaders and practitioners with the mandate to help the leadership team shape Myant’s long-term business strategy.
Canadian Tire Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with Myant Inc. to Bring Smart Technology and Innovation to Key Performance and Safety Apparel and Footwear
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, one of Canada's largest and most trusted retailers, and Myant Inc., a world leader in Textile Computing™, are pleased to announce their partnership to introduce wearable computing and smart textiles to CTC's family of leading retail brands.
Reimagining Pregnancy for a Textile Computing™ Future
‘Pregnancy Reimagined’ is a Myant women’s health initiative. As a company committed to improving women’s health, Myant's Textile Computing™ platform aims to empower and inform expectant mothers by connecting them to their own health and the health of their fetus.
Myant & SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. Strike Strategic Partnership to Strengthen World’s First True Textile Computing™ Supply Chain
Toronto-based Myant Inc., the world leader in the design and development of Textile Computing™ solutions, and SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., a global designer and manufacturer of advanced OEM electronic components, are pleased to announce a partnership to catalyze the development of new electronic components and mechanical interfaces for application in the emerging field of Textile Computing™.
Knitting the Future: Myant Inc. and Ryerson University’s FCAD partner to make Toronto the home of Textile Computing™
Toronto-based Myant Inc., the world's first end-to-end Textile Computing™ company, and Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design, Canada’s leading creative innovation hub, are partnering to push the boundaries of design, fashion and engineering through new ideas and applications in the emerging field of Textile Computing™.
Stoll And Myant Announce An International Alliance To Revolutionize Functional Computing Textile Technology
Advanced manufacturing will get a significant boost in Canada and the US when Stoll and Myant roll out 500 new 3D knitting machines to underpin the growth of functional computing textiles.
Myant & STOLL Unveil The Digital Textile Factory
The Digital Textile Factory provides the foundations for the mass application and adoption of Textile Computing, a new industry category that merges advancements in engineering and material science, to provide textile-based solutions for companies wanting to innovate and connect textiles to the world of IoT.
Myant Inc., and CarlisleIT announce strategic partnership for next-generation conductive yarns and the future of Textile Computing
Myant and Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic and exclusive collaboration agreement towards the use and development of next-generation conductive yarns and connectors for use in textile computing applications.
Myant named to CIX List of Canada’s Most Innovative Companies
Myant Inc. CEO Tony Chahine will present on Monday, October 22, 2018, at the CIX Summit in Toronto, Ontario to share Myant’s story and its unique Textile Computing platform for human-computer interaction to a crowd of over 750 investors and peers in the North American technology ecosystem.
Myant Inc. Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic For Remote Health Monitoring
The agreement gives Myant Inc. exclusive license to Mayo Clinic’s proprietary heart monitoring and arrhythmia detection technology for use in Textile Computing or smart clothing projects. Myant’s SKIIN smart underwear will be released in 2019 pending FDA clearance and Health Canada approval.

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Close to What Matters Most: Launch of Phase 2 of the Skiin Early Access Program – Open Beta
Care is Close: Open Beta is Now Live! Skiin is now available to the public through Phase 2 of the Skiin Early Access Program. Phase 2 of the EAP is an Open Beta. What this means is that we have refined the garments and the accompanying app to a point where we feel ...
Clinical Study Initiated to Examine the Ability of Myant’s Textile-Based Biometric Solutions to Capture ECG and Other Biometrics in Pediatric Population
Myant Inc., global pioneers in textile computing, is announcing the start of a clinical study at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), to examine the efficacy and feasibility of Myant’s textile-based monitoring solutions to capture medical-grade biometric data in the pediatric population.
Care is Close: Myant announces the launch of Phase 1 of the Skiin Early Access Program
Today we are excited to announce the launch date of Phase 1 of the Skiin Early Access Program: October 1, 2020. The Skiin Early Access Program will enable you to be among the first to experience this ...
Myant Initiates Clinical Trial with PACE at Southlake Regional Health Centre to Validate the Use of Textile-Based Solutions for the Capture of ECG and Other Biometrics in Adults and Elderly
​Myant Initiates Clinical Trial with PACE at Southlake Regional Health Centre to Validate the Use of Textile-Based Solutions for the[...]
Connect to Conquer: Unlocking Performance Potential By Connecting the Athlete to their Mind and Body
Professional athletes and coaches are well aware that optimal performance is not just about the state of the body but also about the state of the mind. While there has been great focus on the readiness of the body to perform, what about the mind? Are mind and body not connected? If they are, how can we quantify this relationship to personalize coaching and optimize performance?
Connect to Conquer: Myant Opens New Lab to Drive Development and Partnerships in Next-Generation Connected Performance
The partnership aims to validate the efficacy of solutions built on the Myant Platform which use textile garments to assess conditions and deliver therapy to the patient’s body. This new mode of connecting patients to care solves the fundamental challenges of distribution, adoption and diagnosis that have limited the proliferation of telehealth in the past...