Saturday, March 25, 2017

Elmo Goes Tech as the Friendliest Smart Thermometer

Who doesn't like Elmo? He is pretty much every child's favourite Seasame Street character. So it was quite clever of Kinsa to come up with an...

Google Nest Looking To Pimp Up Your Baby’s Crib

Inventor and director of product management and hardware for Nest Maxime Vernon could be bringing the company back into the circle of innovation again....

5th Graders Show Off Outfits They Made From Recycled Materials

With the objective to make children more socially responsible, Centerville Elementary School in the USA showcased a fashion show where its fifth-graders showed off environmentally conscious...

Daniel Hirschmann: “Technology is not Creating a YouTube Video”

In the words of Zoolander, #KidTech is so hot right now! That is why it was so great to take a pause from the...

Girl Tech Fest, When ESTEAM Worlds Collide

In celebration of International Girls in ICT Day, on 30th April 2016 in Brussels the Digital Leadership Institute will carry out its first-ever Digital...

Meet TWSU, The Pioneers of Education

How can you not love the name, ‘Technology Will Save Us’? We know we do. Founded by Bethany Koby and Daniel Hirschmann, TWSU has quickly become...

CES 2016: Alcatel OneTouch’s Kiddable Tech ‘CareTime’

Slowly but surely news from the CES 2016 front line is already rolling out like it does each year. Last year we featured Alcatel OneTouch...

Hoko, A Wearable Without the Bells & Whistles

Today the Royal family released adorable photos of Princess Charlotte. Too cute to resist, we decided to style the darling baby with the latest...

#TechGiftIdea: KidFit Fitness Tracking Wristband

Wondering what to buy your tech enthusiast child for Christmas? Well look no further than the KidFit wireless fitness tracking wristband.It is a child...

Dash & Dot, Rocking #KidsWhoCode’s World

We would like you to meet Dash and Dot. They are two robots who speak code and are destined to rock the world of...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

TED x Whitehall: “Don’t tell me fashion is frivolous” -Frances Corner

What do you wear if you’re going to meet the Head of London College of Fashion? In this TEDTalks video Professor Frances Corner discusses...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Fashion, Technology & Science, A Trifecta of Innovation

Have you noticed how both science and technology have been collaborating with fashion? It is this three-way partnership that is leading to scientific breakthrough...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making...

Future-Proofing New Concepts, KEYHOUSE Continues To Make An Unambiguous Statement

Launched 30th August 2016, KEYHOUSE is a progressive trade fair like no other. Celebrating innovation and creativity, KEYHOUSE is the space where you will...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening!Such a move by...
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Translating Technology – Striking The Balance Is Key

As technology continues to become more complex it becomes even more important to explain it in a way people can understand. If you make...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

WearableTechStylist Exudes Confidence that Speaks to Women

I have always loved fashion. My love was never based on owning this label or that label, it was always about my ability to pick up a...

The Two Faces Of Smart Textiles, Poetic Exploration vs Engineering Driven

When you think about it, fashion has always been technology. Cutting a piece of cloth and turning it into something functional is an extraordinary technological...

‘Frankenfashion’ Technology: Alexander McQueen’s DNA Used To Create Leather Goods

With the technology of today quickly becoming the science fiction of yesterday, I wonder, should we be shocked to hear that a collection has been...

NEWS: R&D

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No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday...
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Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...
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Technology Accelerating Rio Olympians Towards the Future

With the Rio Olympics looming, big brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour to name a few, are not being shy about putting their best...