Monday, May 22, 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

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...

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...

When Sustainability, Transparency and Zero Waste Is About Respecting Your Clothes

Whilst attending MBFW Russia in Moscow, I met Piia Lehtinen, a Finland based woman who is jump starting the conversation around sustainability. Holding three different titles,...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

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,...

Aerochromics, Smart Clothing That Monitors Pollution in Real-Time

Have you heard of designer Nikolas Bentel? If you haven't, then allow us to enlighten you. He is the creator behind new clothing line...
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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...

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...

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...

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Victoria Geany's Landmark exhibition

Geaney’s Photobacterium Kishitanni, An Exploration of Non-Traditional Materials

Recently we were introduced to Victoria Geaney. A creative who classifies herself as a conceptual designer, Victoria explores the intersections of Fashion, Art, Science...

Candice Fragis: “I Won’t Wear Wearables For Wearables Sake”

This morning at Decoded Fashion London I had the pleasure of sitting down with the stylish Candice Fragis, the buying and merchandising director for...

10 Easy Steps to Successfully Mass Manufacturing Your Fashion Tech Prototype

I had an interesting conversation with Anina Net, founder of 360Fashion Network. As one of the pioneers shaping this growing sub industry of fashion,...

NEWS: R&D

The Smart Contact Lens Evolves As Researchers Develop A Prototype that Detects an Array...

Everyone knows that technology and health has been making beautiful music together for a while now. As innovation advances, the evolution of health wearables...

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...

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...