Is Samsung Apple Watch’s Silent Assassin?

Is Samsung Apple Watch's Silent Assassin? With the release of the Apple Watch looming, Samsung is proving to be the little engine that could. They have released a multiple of 'wearables' that have unfortunately failed to impress. Now it seems that they are putting more effort...

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that everyone's favourite classic tee is created using chemicals that end up contaminating our water supply certainly gives us food for...

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 disabilities to overcome their daily hurdles, assistive technology is playing a significant role in giving back with impressive wearables such...

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Smart Fabrics
Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part of a hundred year old family-run business, Forster Rohner is famous in the fashion world for producing exclusive embroidery for...

FashionTech Crowdfunding That Should’ve Succeeded

In the last few months, there has been an abundant of success stories regarding FashTech Crowdfunding Start Up companies. The story goes, they pitch an innovative idea, someone with the big bucks loves it, and then the rest, as they say, is history. The thing...

Disrupting Retail Technology and Fashion Technology

"The Overuse of the Word #FashionTech Is Taking Away its Meaning & Eradicating The Artistry" -Muchaneta K 2015 was the year that defined Fashion Tech(nology) and Retail Tech(nology) as exciting hubs of innovation. With the power to fundamentally change and disrupt both our shopping habits and what...

Ready For The Next Wave of Tech Trends Set To Have An Impact in 2017?

As 2016 comes to an end, we find ourselves rather excited to find out what 2017 has in store for us. Will AppleWatch introduce another generation smart watch? Will fashion and technology collaborations go beyond the runway? Will there be a better understanding of the...

Is Fashion Finally Catching Up With Technology?

When you take a moment to question whether fashion is as innovative as it thinks, you realise that it is an industry that likes to think its ahead of its game but actually it is busy playing tech catchup whilst recycling past trend ideas from 10 years ago-...

Mycelium, Redefining Leather With The Power of Organic Technology

When I heard that there was a company creating materials with the power of organic technology I was intrigued. With so much innovation taking place in the world of fabrics, my curiosity was aroused. I wanted to know who they were? How they did it?...

A Closer Look At IoT Security Threats And Breaches

“Internet Of Things (IoT)- the interconnections of uniquely identifiable embedded computing devices within the existing internet infrastructure.” When it comes to IoT Security, it was a challenge was first taken up by the early adopters of IoT, whose initial excitement had an underlining of scepticism...