A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Sewing Robotics
Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing revolutionary milestones such as the recently announced automation of sewing certainly keep us believing that nothing is impossible. The recent robot...

Apple Launch Event: What to Expect and When to Expect it!

Apple Inc. has sent out invites last week for their yearly iPhone centered event. It's safe to conclude that Apple will announce their new iPhone 7 and 7s smartphones along with the Apple Watch 2. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 7th at 10:00 am...

Functional Fabrics for Scalable Textile Tech Integration

Functional Fabrics
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)- an Institute to support American textile researchers and manufacturers. Boosting universities working with fibres and fabrics that can make us see, sense,...

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Smart Fabrics
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 of a hundred year old family-run business, Forster Rohner is famous in the fashion world for producing exclusive embroidery for...

Scott Amyx: Fashion Comes First & Technology Should Be Following

Scott Amyx Interview
It was around the same time that we started FashNerd.com that I came across Scott Amyx. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+ and managing partner at Venture1st. As a futurist and thought leader in the Wearables and...

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. Over a beer, I questioned Timour on the ins and outs of Neue Labs, with the objective to understand the possibilities...

This Week In Fashion Tech…

We attended Berlin's 9th Media convention Re:publica this week, where we had to look hard for the fashion tech frontline. Of course the MET Gala 2016 passed our critical review, while ASOS partnered up with Wayra UK, launching their accelerator programme. Plus a little...

No More Washing. Shine Some Light On Self-Cleaning Textiles

Cotton textile covered with nanostructures invisible to the naked eye. Image magnified 200 times.
As technology evolves, the importance of it evolving grows by the day, which means that the choices that we have to approach when solving everyday problems are growing in numbers with it. Within the context of fashion and technology, the necessity of evolvement of #theMerge...

In 2020 Virtual Reality Will Actually Look Cool

Oculus managed to start shipping the first Oculus Rift VR Headset this week in quite an original way; it was Oculus' very own founder Palmer Luckey that handed over the first Rift in Alaska. The head Mounted Device(HMD) might be available now but there is...

BMW Starts Replacing Dashboards With AR

German car manufacturer BMW is celebrating it's centennial with a new concept carthat is prove that big ideas can lead to big innovation. The BMW VISION NEXT 100 concept car is celebrating technology by making the digital world and the analog world work together. This is...