Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tag: Wearable Technology

Meet the Modern Day Power Couples Rocking the Fashion Tech Space

With the merger still in its infancy, the fashion tech space is not only small, it is very small. Among the makers, publishers and...

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...
Wearables Hearables

Hearables No Longer Whispering Wearables

Soon our wearables will be hearables. It is a inevitable reality that should not come as a surprise, because like a phoenix rising from the...

MasterCard Transitions into the Digital Payments Space

We have heard that Mastercard is busy making friends in the wearable tech industry and is pioneering technologies focused on e-commerce and mobile accessibility....

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...

Carnise McIntosh, Styling Up The Tote

Women who adore handbags are soon going to be spoilt for choice with the introduction of the Leoht handbag. It is a tech bag...

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...

Kiss Your Purse Goodbye, Apple Watch’s a Straight Success

It is official, You can now kiss your purse goodbye, the Apple Watch's a straight Success. With reports coming out stating that Apple's first wearable tech device sales...
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Hardware Couture FashionTech Documentary

[vimeo 126998973 w=500 h=281] HARDWARE COUTURE from Anouk Wipprecht on Vimeo. Hardware Couture FashionTech Documentary by Anouk Wipprecht - Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht has created some amazing...

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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

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,...

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...

How An Innovation Accelerator Program Is Empowering Imagination In The Most Sustainable Manner

Aiming to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries, Fashion For Good, Plug and Play and Kering, a company known for its ensemble...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

5 Fashion Tech Brands That We Predict Will Impact The Fashion Industry In 2017

The fashion tech industry is moving at such a fast pace, that if you blink you will most likely miss the latest innovation to...
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...

All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology)...

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...

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...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

In Her Own Words: MARTA WAYDEL [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...

In Her Own Words: RHIAN GRANLEESE [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 themselves in...

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

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Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a...

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...