Sunday, February 18, 2018

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SMART FABRICS

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,...

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies

Among all the innovation brought to our attention during #FASHIONTECH Berlin, there was one company that stood out for us, Acanthurus GmbH. They were...

Fashion, Technology & Science, A Trifecta of Innovation

Have you noticed how both science and technology have been collaborating with fashion? It is this three-way partnership that is leading to scientific breakthrough...

RETAIL TECH

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...

Fingerprint technology could be coming to a supermarket near you!

We have taken a moment from all things fashion to appreciate some interesting retail tech of the supermarket variety. It has been reported by...

Subconscious Shopping: Step Into eBay’s ‘Inspiration Zone’

Curated in partnership with Saatchi Art, eBay has opened the first subconscious shopping experience. Launched in a revolutionary new concept space in Central London, the...
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

Could Joaquin Phoenix ‘Wear Vegan’ Campaign Change Attitudes Towards Vegan Wool?

Dressed in a wool suit designed by Brave GentleMan, Phoenix makes a statement during NYFW this season. If you, like Joaquin Phoenix, believe that “Wool...

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...

Evrnu’s Fiber Technology, Turning Post-Consumer Waste into New Threads

The problem, it takes 700 gallons of water to make just one cotton T-shirt. The solution, Evrnu’s Fiber Technology that turns textile waste into a...

WOMEN IN TECH

Your Mind At Ease With Bellabeat’s Fashionable Leaf Urban

We recently wrote an article on the Next Generation Wearables that Liberate and Master the Mind, and continuing on this thread we would like to...

Textile Technologist Marte Hentschel on Balancing Tradition With Digitisation

FashNerd’s “I Want That Job” series continues. Last week it was Futurist Karinna Nobbs, this week it is Textile Technology lecturer Marte Hentschel. We first met Marte,...

Translating the Powerful Natural Invisible Technology of PYRATEX Fabrics

Whilst in Paris to give a keynote on Manufacturing Fashion Tech at Look Forward, I knew that I had to take a moment to...
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...

Music + Tech Inspired App Enabled Sneakers

Sync Footwear is bringing Miami's music and tech scene together. The stylish shoes sync live music through an app on the user's phone. Combining fashion, music and...

Start-Ups we Championed, Where Are They Now?

Have you ever wondered what happened to a startup campaigns that you once championed? You know the ones we are talking about, the startups that...

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...

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,...

Daniel Hirschmann: “Technology is not Creating a YouTube Video”

In the words of Zoolander, #KidTech is so hot right now! That is why it was so great to take a pause from the...

Amazon Alexa on The Dash, Intelligent Personal Assistant meets Hearables

Known for driving the hearables tech space into a new phase, startup Bragi has announced their latest venture with online shopping giant Amazon. With the...
Internet Of Voice

When The Internet Of Things Becomes The Internet Of Voice (Part 1)

Forget the Internet of Things (IoT) - it’s a bubble. The majority of products currently claiming to be IoT devices are just the same, vertical...
New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

Fashion & Tech Collide in Topshop X bPay Collab

Another day, another collab as Topshop X bPay collection is announced. The British high street fashion giant has partnered up with Barclaycard to develop a...

Technology, Rewiring the Fashion Industry

To some, technology has turned the ever evolving fashion industry upside down and to others technology has become the driving force behind the industry...
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...

R&D NEWS

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...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with...
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...