Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tag: Wearable Tech

Strap up technology

Strap Up The Technology of Your Traditional Watch

As technology shrinks, it's becoming increasingly easier to design and engineer our way to a meaningful and successful product. When it comes to stacking features on wrist...

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...

Conversing Fashion Tech With Anouk Wipprecht

Talking to Fashion Tech designer Anouk Wipprecht is a roller-coaster ride for tech lovers. The Dutch-born designer has been living in the United States...

CES 2016: Alcatel OneTouch’s Kiddable Tech ‘CareTime’

Slowly but surely news from the CES 2016 front line is already rolling out like it does each year. Last year we featured Alcatel OneTouch...

You Like em Wireless? Meet Elbee’s Hearables

Kicking things off last night in Brussels, Belgium with a party, Elbee celebrated the start of their Kickstarter campaign. The first few hours of...

Will The Term “Wearable Tech” Soon Become Obsolete?

When fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg shared with the world that she will be launching a high tech handbag for the fashionably mobile, many...

Upgrade Your Favorite Watch to a Smart Watch

Have you thought about investing in a Smart Watch but were not quite ready to give up your beloved traditional watch? Well there is...

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...

Republica 2015 Berlin: Meeting Lisa Lang

When FashNerd attended Re:publica 2015 in Berlin, we  had the pleasure of meeting innovative designer Lisa Lang.As I sat down next to the founder of ElektroCouture, the first thing...

Gesture Control, The Most Convenient WearableTech Yet

They say Wearable Tech bracelets aren't allowed to look too geeky. That it is a bad thing when they are visually obvious and it...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...

TED x Whitehall: “Don’t tell me fashion is frivolous” -Frances Corner

What do you wear if you’re going to meet the Head of London College of Fashion? In this TEDTalks video Professor Frances Corner discusses...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Are You Ready To Venture into The Graphene Era?

The smart fabrics space has just got that little bit more technological thanks to scientists from the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) and Jiangnan University....

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...
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...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

High Street Brand Zara Invests in Technology To Improve Customer Experience

We mentioned, not so long ago, that high street store Zara was joining the retail tech revolution. Well, it is really happening!Such a move by...

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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Kuben Edwards, Stylish Eco Conscious Warrior

As the demand for Fast Fashion slows down, the way forward is all about Sustainable fashion. More than a trend, and all about changing the...

The Two Faces Of Smart Textiles, Poetic Exploration vs Engineering Driven

When you think about it, fashion has always been technology. Cutting a piece of cloth and turning it into something functional is an extraordinary technological...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...

NEWS: R&D

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...
Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

Automat, Taking The Internet Of Things From Prototype To Market

It wasn't long after meeting Fredrik Timour, CEO of award-winning startup Neue Labs, that we dove straight into a conversation about their latest product called AUTOMAT....