Monday, April 24, 2017

Tag: StartUp

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...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when...

THE O, A Charming Proactive Wearable Tech Accessory

I am one of those people who is constantly leaving my things behind, so when I was approached by a New York startup, 'THE...

LDNTechWeek, Shining A Spotlight On The City’s Booming Tech Hub

First launched in 2014, London Technology Week brings together as many domestic and international tech specialists and enthusiasts to London, to network and take advantage...

StartUp 101: Ideas Are Cheap If They Cannot be Executed

"Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." –Coco ChanelIn the last couple of years there has been a growing...

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...

Meet The Man Behind XOO

Piers Ridyard is the man behind the first line of XOO wearables that are fashionable, adaptable and functional with “the future in mind”.What was your first...

Plumora, Connecting You On Your Terms

FashTech has been a strong conversation starter for a while now. The opinions of the two worlds, Fashion and Technology, has created two sides,...
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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)-...

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking...

Adidas x Parley: Using Technology to Turn Bad Plastic into Good

We were ecstatic when Bionic Yarn  gained further column inches after their collaboration with G Star Raw. Together the partnership launched the RAW for...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Balaclava, Fashion Tech, Wearables

Game Changing High-Tech Yarn Heats Things Up For Athletes

When you think of the word balaclava, it does not really conjure up the words 'fashionable' and 'stylish' but researchers from Nottingham Trent University...

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...

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,...

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...
Sustainability Avery Dennison Evrything

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,...

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

In Her Own Words: SHEFALY YOGENDRA [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...

Women Led Millennial StartUps, All About “Fashion, Feminism & Technology”?

"Fashion, Feminism and Technology" (The Observer) are three words that perfectly describe some of the women led millennial start up brands of today.In my book, a...

Lee Seo-Hyun, Fashion Tech’s Very Own ‘Ms Big’?

We have a #WomenInTech crush on a woman promising to revolutionise the global fashion industry, Ms Lee Seo-Hyun.Youngest daughter of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee,...

NEWS: R&D

Wearable Technology Is Getting Flexible On Us

For years, universities and research and development departments have been trying to develop a material containing transistors that are stretchable. Some have even succeeded in...
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...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...