Monday, May 29, 2017

10 Easy Steps to Successfully Mass Manufacturing Your Fashion Tech Prototype

I had an interesting conversation with Anina Net, founder of 360Fashion Network. As one of the pioneers shaping this growing sub industry of fashion,...
Hearables

Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

It’s almost four years since I coined the word “Hearables”, so it was pleasant to see it displayed as a headline product category on...
Emerging Technologies

How Emerging Technologies Will Affect Fashion Manufacturing

The use of emerging technologies in the fashion business is nothing new, but what’s interesting is that the most striking and effective technologies are primarily used...

Catenaut’s Blockchain Solution, Bridging The Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality?

Although it is still early days, blockchain technology is already being applied to some major social challenges and is a great way of making secure records...

In Her Own Words: RHIAN GRANLEESE [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 themselves in...

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [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 themselves in...

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...
Internet Of Voice

Smartphone Has Nowhere Else To Go, The Next Step in Simplicity is The Internet...

Voice recognition in the cloud, along with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) to interpret and respond intelligently (which is a very different task to traditional...
Internet Of Voice

When The Internet Of Things Becomes The Internet Of Voice (Part 1)

Forget the Internet of Things (IoT) - it’s a bubble. The majority of products currently claiming to be IoT devices are just the same, vertical...
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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Which Is The Lesser of Two Evils, Dumping Plastic or Reusing It In Fabric?

We all know that plastic is currently a big problem. It never breaks down. When dumped in landfills it ends up releasing heavy metals...

When Sustainability, Transparency and Zero Waste Is About Respecting Your Clothes

Whilst attending MBFW Russia in Moscow, I met Piia Lehtinen, a Finland based woman who is jump starting the conversation around sustainability. Holding three different titles,...

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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.

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...

When Fashion and LifeStyle Textiles are Getting Smart

We may not begrudge our clothes and textile furnishings for forgetting to remind us of our mother-in-law’s birthday, but we will expect them to...

Technology Meets its Match in the Anti-Surveillance Coat

We recently attended Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven where we came across the Anti-Surveillance coat by Project KOVR. With the ability to block every...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

Does Retail Tech & Fashion Tech Go Hand in Hand?

The Fashion Week season has so far been more about being digital than Fashion Tech. We can count on one hand, maybe two, the...

Explosion of Technology Transforming The Way We Shop

We get a ripple of excitement when we think about how the explosion of technology has been transforming the way we shop. This global guilty...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Women In Tech, Are You On Ada’s ‘BadAss’ List?

Targeting women committed to changing the tech industry, Ada's List has over 2000+ women who work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. These brainy...

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business...

Women of Silicon Roundabout, Blowing Open The Tech Industry

Developing female talent in this booming sector is why FashNerd.com has been championing Women in Tech for a long while now. This is why...

NEWS: R&D

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...

This Stretchable ‘Octopus-like’ Skin Senses Touch

A research team of Cornell University graduate students, under the supervision of Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have developed a stretchable luminescent...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem....