Exploring Fashion Tech Milestones Beyond The Usual Marketing Ploys

Fashion Tech Milestones
Digital and retail are where fashion tech started to get the industry’s attention. This was when it finally became apparent that e-commerce was an inevitability of the future of shopping, websites were redesigned and re-launched, inventory systems were overhauled and new jobs were created...

Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

Hearables
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 NXP’s stand at the Mobile World Congress last week, confirming that hearables are taking off as a serious market sector....

Temporary Tech Tattoos, When Function Trumps Fashion

Temp Tech Tattoo
Getting inked can be viewed as a form of expression. For some, adorning a tattoo is a fashion statement, for others it is a way of paying homage to someone or something meaningful in their life. As popular as tattoos are, not everyone wants...

An Anthropologist, a Material Scientist and a Fashion Tech Designer Walk Into a Bar

No, this isn't a joke. Rather, it is a comment on the centrality of transdisciplinary collaboration for informed and exciting data-driven futures. Data Analytics, Wearables & Fashion Tech's Elemental component When I think about these exciting opportunities around mass customization, improved well-being, better in-person interactions and...

Fashion & DigitalHealth Collide at Internet Of Things

Looking at the rise of technology some would say that we are currently in the middle of a renaissance. Others might argue that it is really hard to say. What is clear is that technology is revolutionizing our lifestyle, and leading the way is the Internet of...

What If IBM’s ‘Watson’ Would End Up In Your Hearables

IBM Watson Hearables
Remember the movie 'Her' by Spike Jonze? When Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with his Operating System called 'Samantha'? (Voiced by Scarlett Johansson). Well, it might have taken about 3 years for the predictions in 'Her' to become a reality. A reality where IBM's IoT platform and supercomputer called...

3D Printing and the Future of Fashion Business: Industry Benefits [Part 4]

Cost savings on import and logistic statistics show that in 2015, import of garments in the US was valued at $97 billion. Development of 3D printing and local garment types of manufacturing will enable dramatic cost savings on import, and will lead to a...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem. It is often when people have attempted to master the procedure of keeping it simple that certain areas are neglected....

New Forecast Predicts A $2.9billion Future For Smart Fashion

Today, WiseGuyReports have released a new forecast confirming that the Smart Fashion Global Market will reach $2,938.90 million by 2022. That, ladies and gentlemen, is only 5 years from now. According to WiseGuyReports, wearable devices are still considered the next evolution of IT and textile industries....

We Will Learn to Love the Apple Watch

With the first batch going out today, Apple have sold an estimated 2.3 million in Apple Watch pre-orders so far. With the Wearable Tech Space still in its incubation period, surely the first Apple Watch, a device that has been made "to the best...