Wednesday, August 23, 2017

3D Printing and the Future of Fashion Business: Industry Benefits [Part 4]

Cost savings on import and logistic statistics show that in 2015, import of garments in the US was valued at $97 billion. Development of...

An Anthropologist, a Material Scientist and a Fashion Tech Designer Walk Into a Bar

No, this isn't a joke. Rather, it is a comment on the centrality of transdisciplinary collaboration for informed and exciting data-driven futures. Data Analytics, Wearables...

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies

Among all the innovation brought to our attention during #FASHIONTECH Berlin, there was one company that stood out for us, Acanthurus GmbH. They were...
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Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...
Fashion Tech Milestones

Exploring Fashion Tech Milestones Beyond The Usual Marketing Ploys

Digital and retail are where fashion tech started to get the industry’s attention. This was when it finally became apparent that e-commerce was an...

Merger of Fashion and Engineering, Design-based Thinking Set To Revolutionize All Industries

The merger of fashion and engineering is the new black in the fashion tech space. It is an area of innovation that has got...

3D Fashion: 3D Body Scanning Meets Real Apparel World

Yesterday, Fung Global & Retail Tech published a good review of the 3D-scanning companies, whose technology can be used to scan fashion retail customers...
Artificial Intelligence

AI: A Way to Overcome the Limitations of Human Intelligence

The human brain is an amazing biological marvel of incredible complexities and astonishing capabilities. It is capable of creating art, devising engineering solutions, visualizing...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business: Overproduction & Low Sustainability (Part 2)

The long supply chain and low marginality have created another dead-end strategy of mass market fashion, overproduction. Each year, we produce 150 billion units...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business [Part 1]

Fashion business as we know it has been evolving for the last few centuries. Today, the majority of garment production takes place far away...
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The Interdisciplinary Future of Fashion Technology

When industries get together to address common interests, amazing things can happen. AI and automobiles, education and digital media, sports and biometrics. Collaborations are proving...

The 3D Printed Future of Fashion Business: Overproduction & Low Sustainability (Part 2)

The long supply chain and low marginality have created another dead-end strategy of mass market fashion, overproduction. Each year, we produce 150 billion units...

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...

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Step Into The Future of 3D Denim With Motac

We are all about G-Star RAW's new micro denim collection. Our favourite being the the 3D Mid Skinny jeans. Dubbed MOTAC, the collection, which also...

NanoZoo, The Game Changing Smart Diaper Bag?

Recently I was asked to take a look at a new smart practical diaper bag. Having just had my first baby, I was intrigued....
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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...

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Farfetch, Taking The Digital Revolution To The Streets of Hackney

We are all about keeping our ear to the ground, and in doing so we heard whispers that the store of the future will...

Day 1: #TCDisrupt, In The Eye of the Tech Storm

#TCDisrupt has been part of Athens European start up ecosystem since 2007 and is the hub of all things tech. In its third year here in...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

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Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...

Trump, The Modern Woman With Tech on the Mind

With controversial politician Donald Trump hitting the headlines worldwide, daughter Ivanka has been grabbing the headlines for a much different reason. The businesswoman, wife and mother...

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel & Wellness Technology

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even...

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Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...
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Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...
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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...