Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tag: Wearables

Fitbit Leak

Fitbit Leak: Codename “Higgs” and “Parkside” Revealed

The Fitbit leak, codenamed “Higgs”, is no longer an internal secret. First reported on Yahoo Finance, the fitness tracker company is looking to release...
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,...

13 Milestones That Put Fashion Tech on The Map

As far back as 1998, the combination of fashion and technology has proved to be a force to be reckoned with. Designers and makers...

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...

Amazfit Pace, Fluent in Style, Design and Seamless Technology [Review]

Although I am passionate about all things tech, that is why I write about it, I do not love tech for tech's sake. A...

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,...
Hearables

Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

It’s almost four years since I coined the word “Hearables”, so it was pleasant to see it displayed as a headline product category on...

Wearables: (Hybrid) Smartwatches Are Here to Stay

There are many reasons why one would think the end of the smartwatch is upon us. With declining sales statistics and overall survival rate...
Battery Technology

The Challenge of Charging: Can Battery Technology Help our Wearables?

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the usual technology names in the mobile phone industry launched their latest products. By looking under...
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...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that...

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...

The Super Material With Eco Powers Lives

The Super Material lives. Created by University of California Riverside, it has the ability to repel water whilst absorbing and storing toxins safely. The Super...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Energy Harvesting Textiles, Next-Generation Wearable Electronics?

The latest development by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology is a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine and motion. By combining two...

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...
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Linda Worbin, The Creator Of Smart Textiles

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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...

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...

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

Finally, Something To Fashionably Leaf In

I think it is about time that the fashion tech industry came up with decent gadgets for women that will actually give us what...

Heisel x Taylor: Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent it

Everyone knows who Sylvia Heisel is. The early adopter of wearable technology is one of the most recognised pioneers of Fashion Technology. She is...

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...

NEWS: R&D

Panasonic Unveils Bendable Twistable & Flexible Battery For Wearables

From a fashion tech point of view, it seems like things are not getting 'better by the year' for the Consumer Technology Show (CES) in...

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...
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...