Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Futuristic Upgrade In A Wink Of An Eye

Exciting news. On the horizon and containing tiny telescopes that interact with a pair of smart sunglasses, is a new type of contact lens...

SMART FABRICS

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...

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...

NanoZoo, The Game Changing Smart Diaper Bag?

Recently I was asked to take a look at a new smart practical diaper bag. Having just had my first baby, I was intrigued....

WOMEN IN TECH

Designer Julia Marina Cunha On The Importance of Assistive Technology

Young and innovative, Julia Marina Cunha is the person behind the technologically smart hearing device OH, a concept designed for those who are hard of...

Meet Sustainable Fashion Advocate, Marianne Caroline

As the Interlaced event draws near, we find ourselves looking forward to completely immersing ourselves in all things Fashion Technology.  With inspirational speakers on board,...

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....

RETAIL TECH

Fashion Tech

Smart Money Transforming The New Fashion Tech Investment Landscape

Technological advances in the fashion industry has led to rapid and dramatic transformations that have continued to create new winners and losers. Walmart’s $310...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

Farfetch, Taking The Digital Revolution To The Streets of Hackney

We are all about keeping our ear to the ground, and in doing so we heard whispers that the store of the future will...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

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...
Elvis Goren, Co-founder of Komodo Technologies

Elvis Goren, On Creating The Ultimate Monitoring Wearable

With the wearable space saturated with wrist-based activity trackers that monitor all kinds of data, KOMODO Technologies seems to be one company thinking outside...

Hearable Technology, Igniting a New Era of Convenience

Way back in 2015, we predicted that, soon our wearables will become hearables. This was something that we believed would be an inevitable reality. “Like a...
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...
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...

SUSTAINABILITY

Which Is The Lesser of Two Evils, Dumping Plastic or Reusing It In Fabric?

We all know that plastic is currently a big problem. It never breaks down. When dumped in landfills it ends up releasing heavy metals...

Plastic Bottles Ethically Re-engineered Into Waste-free Shoes

We have written quite a few articles on plastic bottles being re-engineered into something that we can use in our everyday life. Great examples...
Sylvia Heisel

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

With so much going on during New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find a moment to have a chat with Sylvia...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

Blockchain

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

When you hear the word “blockchain,” you probably think of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has gone up exponentially in value over the past...

Ready Player One, A Balance Between A Cautionary Tale And A Celebration Of...

Its safe to say that everyone wants a piece of Augmented Reality (AR) but what about Virtual Reality (VR)? The gold rush for AR...

Wakandan Technology I Wish We Already Had

Like millions of people throughout the US, I went with my family to watch the latest Marvel hero movie, 'Black Panther'. I sat through...

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