Saturday, September 23, 2017

Tag: Collaboration

Amazon Alexa on The Dash, Intelligent Personal Assistant meets Hearables

Known for driving the hearables tech space into a new phase, startup Bragi has announced their latest venture with online shopping giant Amazon. With the...

Apple x Carl Zeiss: Playing Devil’s Advocate In The Smart Glasses Realm?

Investing in the risky business of smart glasses is like playing devil's advocate. This is because the 'failure' of Glass is still so fresh in...
When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss...

Intel x CFDA: When Design Aesthetics Collide With Technology Innovation

Intel has done it again. This time round the technology giant has jumped into bed with CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, a not-for-profit trade association. Managing to...

Anouk Wipprecht x Somfy Curational Project, 2016 ‘The Art of Motion’

Dutch-born designer Anouk Wipprecht who is famous for her Spider Dress and Smoke Dress is collaborating with Somfy on something a little bit different. Past...

Nike Teases About Future Collab With Apple

When it comes to brands developing wearables, collaborations are all the rage. So it should have come as no surprise when Nike recently confirmed that they...

Watch Gucci Go Smart With Will.i.am

Just in, pop divo and wearable enthusiast Will.i.am has partnered up with luxury fashion house Gucci to create a smart band watch. Announced exclusively in...

When Tech Collab Screams “Fashion Doesnt Live Here”

When Pvilion partnered up with Tommy Hilfiger to design and produce a Solar Powered Jacket, we thought this could be something! Usually when a...

Adidas | Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams shines on the red carpet at the Grammys 2015 in an Adidas suit from his collab collection. It changes colour when a...

Oh My, Its Flashy Pharrell

For the past year, FashTech has been a trend that has successfully (Rihanna) and sometimes not successfully (Katy Perry) adopted by celebrities in Hollywood....

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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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...

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...

reVISIONing Textile, Craftsmanship, Wearables and Digital Fabrication [Roadtrip Series]

Amsterdam on a Saturday afternoon is full of many diversions, so taking advantage of this, we found ourselves exploring new, relevant ways of designing,...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

EDITED Retail Technology, Driving Strategic Changes In The Business of Fashion

We are not only about Fashion Tech, we also champion all the advances currently taking place in the Retail Tech space, so when Laura Kubica...
Fashion Tech

Smart Money Transforming The New Fashion Tech Investment Landscape

Technological advances in the fashion industry has led to rapid and dramatic transformations that have continued to create new winners and losers. Walmart’s $310...

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...

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...
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...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Smart Textiles

In Her Own Words: RENATA DE CARVALHO GAUI [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...

In Her Own Words: CARLY-ANN FERGUS [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...

In Her Own Words: NATALIE MASSENET [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...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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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...
When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss...
Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part...