Innovative Start-up PatternLab Showcases the Future of Digital Design

With COVID-19 accelerating and disrupting the future of the fashion industry, many companies, like PatternLab, are reshaping their operations and reducing risks by going digital to adhere to new demands and safety regulations. The innovative start-up has launched a digital software solution....

In Her Own Words: KENYA WILEY [Women In Tech Series]

In the run-up to national women’s equality day Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in the world of technology. We are honouring women leaders in technology, who are quietly making a...

Wearables & The Importance of Technological Disruption in the Medical Field

As the wearable technology ecosystem advances, we are headed towards a future where we will be able to choose whether to have a device in our hand or an implant in our brain. It is a destiny recognised for its possibilities by...

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 one of the 'must see' companies presenting their breakthrough technology. Based in Frankfurt, Acanthurus GmbH is a nanotechnology company bringing a...

3D Fashion: 3D Body Scanning Meets Real Apparel World

Yesterday, Fung Global & Retail Tech published a good review of the 3D-scanning companies, whose technology can be used to scan fashion retail customers on site. I was surprised by the binary representation in the description of 3D body scanning’s potential in retail, meaning...

Digital Natives in Smart Cities: Conquering the Future Now

Stepping from your driverless car (which hummed off to find a parking spot), you glance at your wrist and notice that your virtual assistant plotted your path through the crowds of pedestrian traffic to your favorite coffee shop. You slip past the line and...

How Smart Clothing Poses an Answer to Social Challenges

Smart clothing can measure biometric data almost instinctively and barely noticeable, while the wearer feels comfortable and secure. And, it is worn so close to the body, that it delivers data of exceptional accuracy. We as TNO at Holst Centre use our...

Avery Dennison: “Transparency is No Longer a ‘nice to have’, it’s Paramount to Business Success.”

Avery Dennison, the global leader in materials science and manufacturing, has released a trend report on “The New Transparency”. The outcomes underline the importance of transparency as a powerful tool capable of giving businesses unprecedented control over their supply chains and their...

Fashion Tech: IoClothes Founder Ben Cooper Launches “30 in 30” Free Video Series

A great way to start a relationship is by giving. It is an understanding that paves the way when you are building a community and are looking for growth that makes a difference. With the inevitable expansion of the wearable tech and smart textile...

Fashion Technology, Time To Limelight The Artistry

Maartje Dijkstra Braindrain Dress
This week I found myself on stage at #FASHIONTECH Berlin giving a keynote on 'Fashion and Technology, The New Power Couple?' I planned to explore how we can rewire the fashion industry's definition of fashion technology by taking a relatable approach that challenges the perception that...