Saturday, November 18, 2017

Fashion & DigitalHealth Collide at Internet Of Things

Looking at the rise of technology some would say that we are currently in the middle of a renaissance. Others might argue that it is really...

Is Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize the Fashion Industry?

According to a report from PwC, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, drones, internet of things, robots, virtual reality and 3D printing are the eight emerging...

Can the Apple Watch 2 Make the iPhone Obsolete?

The rumor carousel is about to get ready to spin. A so called tipster who claims to be an insider of the Apple Watch development...

Gesture Control, The Most Convenient WearableTech Yet

They say Wearable Tech bracelets aren't allowed to look too geeky. That it is a bad thing when they are visually obvious and it...

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Stepping from your driverless car (which hummed off to find a parking spot), you glance at your wrist and notice that your virtual assistant...

We Will Learn to Love the Apple Watch

With the first batch going out today, Apple have sold an estimated 2.3 million in Apple Watch pre-orders so far. With the Wearable Tech...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....

If GoogleGlass Was a Joke Then The Joke’s on You

I don't feel the following needs any elaboration but for the sake of making my point I will do so anyway. When a device...

If Fashion Won’t Come To WearableTech …

'If fashion won't come to WearableTech, WearableTech must come to fashion' is what the visionaries in the design department of VSP Global must have thought when...
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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...

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...
Chanel’s ‘eco-couture’ SS16

Sustainable Fashion, Giving Us Less Hippie & More Haute

Sustainable designers are not only the new kids on the block, they are the talent breathing new life into the eco-friendly movement. Besides eco-warrior Stella McCartney and...
Yarnology

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...

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...

The Explosion of Tech Innovation Means It Is Time To Approach Africa With a...

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, Africa is usually depicted as a continent with very little innovation. True, it is...

NEWS: R&D

The Smart Contact Lens Evolves As Researchers Develop A Prototype that Detects an Array...

Everyone knows that technology and health has been making beautiful music together for a while now. As innovation advances, the evolution of health wearables...
Soft Fabric Sensors

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame....

Panasonic Unveils Bendable Twistable & Flexible Battery For Wearables

From a fashion tech point of view, it seems like things are not getting 'better by the year' for the Consumer Technology Show (CES) in...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Singh Praises For High Performance Stiletto

High Performance Stiletto To Singh Praises For

Every woman loves her heels and we are no exception. It is a complicated love/hate relationship rarely understood by the men in our lives or...

Karlie Kloss ‘Tech Entrepreneur’ Partners Up With ElleUK

Karlie Kloss, 'tech entrepreneur' and face of Huawei Watch is on a mission. Working together with ELLEUK, she will be taking over the March...

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,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

It is Time To Be Provoked Into Experimenting With Nobel-Prize Winning Material Graphene

At the end of last year, we wrote about the Nobel-prize winning material Graphene. Promising to change the dynamics of the smart fabrics space...
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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...
Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...