Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tag: Google

“Swiss Made” Tag Heuer Smart Watch Made in China?

Did Google and Intel Play Tag Heuer For a Fool? Well we are certainly not going to bash the luxury brand but we cannot...

NYFW: A Tech Glimpse into the World of Zac Posen

The fashion week season, which begins Thursday 10th September in NY, seems to have kicked off early with Zac Posen's latest collection. As we all know,...

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...

Levi Google Collab – All About The Future Jean

We recently wrote about Project Jacquard, a brand new system that weaves technology into fabric. We included in the article that at Google’s I/O Developers...
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Project Jacquard, Making FashionTech Seamless

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qObSFfdfe7I] Meet Project Jacquard, a brand new system that weaves technology into fabric, which is then used to create a smart garment. Project Jacquard...

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...

Meet Marissa Mayer, The Tech Rockstar

Although she has been labelled "#SiliconValley’s Disastrous Tokenism" by Breitbart.com, we instead think all hail Marissa Mayer. She is the "geek queen of Silicon...

LG’s Getting Superficial On Us

With last year's release of the LG Watch R, the LG's Smartwatch most likely  ended up in the top 5 of the most popular smart watches of 2014....

Project Ara, Google’s Concept Smartphone

Imagine a mobile phone with swappable parts. Is this a phone that will be more attractive to consumers? Do we really want to spend...

Workplace Friendly FB Launches

Following its launch back in 2004, Facebook became so fashionable, that you were nobody unless you were changing your status and letting your network...
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Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

The Super Material With Eco Powers Lives

The Super Material lives. Created by University of California Riverside, it has the ability to repel water whilst absorbing and storing toxins safely. The Super...

Will.i.am’s Sustainable Label Ekocycle Upcycles Using Recycled Materials

Will.i.am is at it again. This is a man on a mission. This time it is all about sustainability. Putting down his wearable hat, for the...

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...
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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

These Smart Threads Can Change The Colour of Clothes

Often, when I leave the house, it hits me that I haven't given any attention to colour matching my clothes. This fashion passe could...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Cashless on the Catwalk, Gadgetry or Innovation?

With 1 day and 17 hours remaining before London Fashion Week begins, we are naturally buzzing with excitement to see what the designers will...

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...
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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

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...

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...

Getting To Know Kristina Dimitrova

We were excited when Kristina Dimitrova accepted our invitation to be interviewed for FashNerd's  Q&A. As founder/CEO of Interlaced we looked forward to hearing what she...

NEWS: R&D

Functional Fabrics

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Recently, the functional fabrics research and development department at Drexel University, received a financial injection of 75 million dollars from the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)-...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...
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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...