Monday, February 19, 2018

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Smart Textiles Wearables

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution

The rise of smart textile wearables could mean that the industry will be worth over $130 billion by 2025. It is being strengthened by...

Are You Ready To Venture into The Graphene Era?

The smart fabrics space has just got that little bit more technological thanks to scientists from the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) and Jiangnan University....

Future-Proofing New Concepts, KEYHOUSE Continues To Make An Unambiguous Statement

Launched 30th August 2016, KEYHOUSE is a progressive trade fair like no other. Celebrating innovation and creativity, KEYHOUSE is the space where you will...

RETAIL TECH

Robots Build London’s First 3D Printed Store Using Up-cycled Plastic

#SustainableLuxury’s voice has just got louder thanks to a collaboration between Ai Build and Bottletop.  Working on a project together, they have brought us the...

LOOMIA’s Groundbreaking Blockchain Technology Adopted by Traditional L.L.Bean

I would never have thought that a 100-year-old traditional company like L.L.Bean had it in them to ever give blockchain technology a look in....

EDITED Retail Technology, Driving Strategic Changes In The Business of Fashion

We are not only about Fashion Tech, we also champion all the advances currently taking place in the Retail Tech space, so when Laura Kubica...
Wearables

kate spade’s New Touchscreen SmartWatch, Designed For The Fashion Forward

The kate spade brand can easily be described as, versatile, multi-functional and playful. A firm favourite among the fashion tribe, the label has been...

SUSTAINABILITY

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...

Modern Meadow Unveils Biofabricated Leather Brand Zoa

After five years of research and development in the lab, Modern Meadow has launched biofabricated leather brand Zoa. Unveiled at a pop-up exhibit in...
Clean Energy

Breakthrough in Economic Production of Clean Energy

Splitting water into its constituent particles hydrogen and oxygen has been the Holy Grail for producing clean energy. It is possible, but the trick...

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...

LOOMIA’s Groundbreaking Blockchain Technology Adopted by Traditional L.L.Bean

I would never have thought that a 100-year-old traditional company like L.L.Bean had it in them to ever give blockchain technology a look in....
Jasna Rok

Jasna Rok, Future-Proofing And Challenging The Fashion Tech Industry.

We find ourselves having a fashion tech crush on the brilliant and talented Jasna Rok, who recently exhibited at #FASHIONTECH Berlin. Drawn to her pioneering work,...

Arrow Smartwatch, Reimagining How You Use Wearable Tech

When we heard that a smartwatch with 360 Rotating HD Camera had raised USD 382,754 during their campaign our curiosity was aroused. This was...

Thync, Investing in the Future of Stress Relief Wearables

Did you ever imagine that you will be able to own a wearable that will allow you to shift mental states in minutes? Well,...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...

Matt Drinkwater, Staying Ahead of the Fashion Tech Curve

Usually found on stage talking about the convergence of fashion and technology, we managed to pencil in a meeting with Matthew Drinkwater at the Department of Coffee and Social...

Rana Nakhal Solset on Bridging the Gap Between Luxury & Function

Emel + Aris has been on our radar for quite a while now. Founded in 2015 to bridge the gap between fashion and function,...

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...
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...
Hearables

Doppler Labs’ Demise; The Randomness Factor, And Why Hardware is Hard

In a time where consumer adoption of smart earbuds is rising, one would think that it would be smooth sailing for a hearables startup....

Will Artificial Intelligence Save The “Stagnant Wearables Market”?

A recent report predicts that Artificial Intelligence is set to help the wearables market grow 376% in 2017. Outlining how AI powered wearables will...
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,...

Deutsche Telekom x Lufthansa: The Future of Smarter Flying Starts Now

The collaboration between Deutsche Telekom and Lufthansa has been centred on their need to make flying smarter by embracing fashion tech and other smart...

Changing the Future of Fashion with Blockchain Technology

Titled "Is Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize the Fashion Industry?", FashNerd.com was one of the first voices to explore the important role that the distributed ledger could...

R&D NEWS

Introducing A New Kind Of Intelligent Fabric That Stores Data Like A Hard Disk

Researchers in the Allen School’s Networks & Mobile Systems Lab have come up with a smart fabric that can be used to store passcodes,...

Twistron Yarnology Generates Power When Stretched

There is no denying it, a lot of innovation is taking place in the field of smart textiles. That is why we were super...
Sewing Robotics

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to 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...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

MFS2018: Connecting Innovators and Industries

While at Munich Fabric Start, I had the opportunity to conversate with various people and I noticed a common theme, the lack of communication...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has...
Blockchain

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

NEW YORK CITY—On a recent Thursday evening, I ascended a metal staircase at Galvanize, a sleek event space on the western fringes of Manhattan’s...