Saturday, April 22, 2017

Will.i.am’s BUTTONS, The Latest Wearable Tech Meets Fashion Solution?

There is a new hearable that could surpass Apple's Airpods. Launched by William Adams, also known by his stage name Will.i.am,  BUTTONS is the latest...

EDITOR’S MOOD: Got That Friday Tech Feelin’?

This Friday, we craved some hearable tech styled with the latest Apple Watch, so we turned to the fashionable Dash developed by Bragi.For those who are...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...
IBM Watson Hearables

What If IBM’s ‘Watson’ Would End Up In Your Hearables

Remember the movie 'Her' by Spike Jonze? When Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with his Operating System called 'Samantha'? (Voiced by Scarlett Johansson). Well, it might have...
Airpods

When EarPods Became Airpods and Why This Was Inevitable

We wondered for a while if the new iPhone 7 would come with Hearables? There were a lot of rumors out there about what innovation...
Bragi Headphone

Bragi Announces Dash Update, ‘The Headphone’ and IBM Watson Collab

The German startup Bragi, innovation leader of the hearable tech revolution, have announced a new update for the Dash. Plus a new product called 'The Headphone'....

Apple Launch Event: What to Expect and When to Expect it!

Apple Inc. has sent out invites last week for their yearly iPhone centered event. It's safe to conclude that Apple will announce their new...

‘Audio Shades’ Make You Wear Your Beats And Stay Connected

Imagine yourself looking cool, bopping your head to music and still be able to communicate with others. Although this has been possible for some time, every now...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

Will The New iPhone 7 Come With Hearables?

As Apple sends out invites for their next Apple Event taking place in Cupertino at its campus on 21st March 2016, we are again left wondering...
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Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...

Styling Natalia Allen Eco-Friendly LBD

Shaping the future of womenswear's fashion, we are enthralled by NY based designer Natalia Allen eco-friendly LBD. She manages to bring power and simplicity to all...

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking...

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Smart Fabrics

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or...
Balaclava, Fashion Tech, Wearables

Game Changing High-Tech Yarn Heats Things Up For Athletes

When you think of the word balaclava, it does not really conjure up the words 'fashionable' and 'stylish' but researchers from Nottingham Trent University...

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Translating Technology

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...

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...

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Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...

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...

In Her Own Words: MARTA WAYDEL [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women's Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for...

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Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

Stretchy Smart Skin Circuits That Can Offer Tactile Feedback

A team of Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) made an interesting breakthrough with developing stretchy circuits that can quadruple in...