Wearable Tech Trends 2017, Will The Global Appetite Continue to Grow?

The wearable tech market is still relatively young and in flux. Fitbit, the company that arguably led the first wave of interest in wearables,...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...

Mykita’s Facial 3D Scan, A Revolution in EyeWear Technology

There are quite some brands and amateur 3D-print enthusiasts, who print eyewear frames. We see those frames pop up on the internet every now...

Billie Whitehouse of Wearable X Talks About Startup Life, Smart Apparel...

Evolving technology has dovetailed with the health and wellness boom, bringing us wearable tech that counts our steps, tracks our heart rate, and even...
MakeFashion

Five Fashion Tech Garments from MakeFashion 5.0 That Stole The Show

Calgary, Canada is home to the annual MakeFashion Gala and Runway Show, one of the largest of its kind. Launched in June 2012 by...

An Anthropologist, a Material Scientist and a Fashion Tech Designer Walk...

No, this isn't a joke. Rather, it is a comment on the centrality of transdisciplinary collaboration for informed and exciting data-driven futures. Data Analytics, Wearables...
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...

Soon, ‘Ugly’ Won’t Live Here No More

People don’t want to wear ugly stuff. They just don’t. Parisian style is made of this motivation. Trillion dollar industries don’t just materialize out...

3D Printing and the Future of Fashion Business: Industry Benefits [Part...

Cost savings on import and logistic statistics show that in 2015, import of garments in the US was valued at $97 billion. Development of...

FinTech and Africa – A Promising Love Story

When I started my ‘’African journey’’ three years ago I was soon told by industry leaders that the first mistake made by new entrants...