Monday, June 26, 2017

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...
Omate Yumi

Yumi Smiles Away The Fear of Another SmartHome Internet Attack

In a time where it's safe to say that the Internet of Things has lost its innocence, smartwatch brand Omate have come up with the...

Artistic Collaboration Sires Rochambeau’s ‘Born Digital’ Connected Jacket

New York based Rochambeau (French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors) has effortlessly given birth to a handsome jacket. Merging their shared passions of art and design,...
Misfit Phase

The Misfit Phase, a Fitness Tracker Meets Traditional Timepiece

When it comes to the new Misfit Phase, we wonder, is it a case of another day, another smartwatch? Well, I guess it depends...
Hyper Island Global Head Office in Telefonplan, Stockholm

Hyper Island, Making the Impossible Possible [Roadtrip Series]

Last month I spoke in Stockholm, at a former Ericsson factory (yes, the mobile phone company that builds telecom infrastructures for countries now) that has...

Breakthrough in Lifestyle Technology? Nest is Dating Echo

If one should believe everything that the technology media is writing today, then there is no doubt that it is only a matter of...

What We Should Have Seen At CES 2015

Never before did the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) get this much attention. Even the big boys from the car industry decided to announce...

The internet of things is coming, but it’s not what you expect

The Consumer Electronics Show 2015 arrives at a time when global gadget sales are falling. The UK is ready to lead the way with...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

How An Innovation Accelerator Program Is Empowering Imagination In The Most Sustainable Manner

Aiming to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries, Fashion For Good, Plug and Play and Kering, a company known for its ensemble...

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...

Evrnu’s Fiber Technology, Turning Post-Consumer Waste into New Threads

The problem, it takes 700 gallons of water to make just one cotton T-shirt. The solution, Evrnu’s Fiber Technology that turns textile waste into a...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Heisel x Taylor: Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent it

Everyone knows who Sylvia Heisel is. The early adopter of wearable technology is one of the most recognised pioneers of Fashion Technology. She is...

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...
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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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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...
Digital fashion brand founders by Dejan Subosic, Aleksandar Subosic, Kenza Zouiten and Gustav Springfeldt.

Boundary Breaking Ivyrevel Merging Fashion Creativity With Machine Learning

We recently discovered Swedish brand Ivyrevel, a label definitely after our #WearableTechStylist's heart. Breaking boundaries through innovation, the label has been praised for designing clothes with...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...

Finally, Something To Fashionably Leaf In

I think it is about time that the fashion tech industry came up with decent gadgets for women that will actually give us what...

NEWS: R&D

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...

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...
Smart Home Battery

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...