Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tag: KickStarter

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...

Meet Pagaré, Pebble x Fit Pay’s Game Changing Smart Strap

Meet Pagaré, an NFC payment strap designed and created by Fit Pay INC and endorsed by Pebble. With the Apple Watch currently the only wrist worn gadget bragging...

Meet Revols, Quick Custom-Fit Wireless Earphones

If there is one annoyance that we have all experienced it is the shortcomings of today's generic earphones. If it is not the wires...

Styling the Wellbeing ŌURA ring

A successfully funded Kickstarter campaign later, it seems that the ŌURA ring is making stylish moves in the Fashion Tech world. A wellness ring that...

Bucardo, Reinventing Classic Products for the Modern World

We are excited to announce that California-based lifestyle company Bucardo have been busy reinventing classic products for the modern world with the launch of The Pendulum...

Baggizmo- Sleek, Stylish & All Man

Baggizmo is a smartly designed EDC bag that is the perfect accessory for stylish men who are all about carrying their gizmos around with them everyday. The functional...

FashionTech Crowdfunding That Should’ve Succeeded

In the last few months, there has been an abundant of success stories regarding FashTech Crowdfunding Start Up companies. The story goes, they pitch...

Aivvy Q, The Smart New Kid On The Block

Let’s take a pause from Beats for a moment to appreciate the new kid on the block Aivvy Q. Pronounced Ay-Vee, the new high end...

SXSW 2015 | SmartWatch With Seniors in Mind

Here's Kanega, a smart watch that won't make you feel like you have a problem that you weren't aware of in the first place....

It’s About ‘Time’ – The New Pebble SmartWatch

Personally I have never really been that enthusiastic about the look or the design of the Pebble SmartWatch. The watch has always made me...
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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,...

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...
Sustainable Brand Vigga

Sustainable Brand Vigga, Green Superheroes Disrupting Global Fast Fashion in Kidswear?

You know the problem: The new baby is coming up on four months old and he’s already outgrown two rounds of clothing sizes -...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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)-...
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...
Smart Fabrics

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

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...
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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Meet The Women Who Dare

Since Ellen Pao's court case, women have successfully coined the hashtag #WomenInTech. It is a hashtag that has gone from strength to strength and continues, to...

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...

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel & Wellness Technology

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even...

NEWS: R&D

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 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...

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...