The Smart Contact Lens Evolves As Researchers Develop A Prototype that Detects an Array of Health Conditions

Everyone knows that technology and health has been making beautiful music together for a while now. As innovation advances, the evolution of health wearables introduce us to a bio-sensing smart lens that can detect an array of health conditions. Researchers from Oregon State University have introduced...

If Fashion Won’t Come To WearableTech …

'If fashion won't come to WearableTech, WearableTech must come to fashion' is what the visionaries in the design department of VSP Global must have thought when Google made their catwalk debut during New York's Fashion Week back in September 2012 with the Google Glass. Google teamed up with...

French Startup Heuritech Wants To Help Fashion Brands Make Clothes That Customers Want

Before the internet, fashion trend forecasters travelled to remote corners of the world to closely document sartorial choices of resident micro-communities. This allowed them to identify the next big fashion trend. Now skip forward to the social media age where such micro-communities...

Has The Fashion Industry Hijacked Wearable Technology?

Could 2015 be considered the year that the fashion industry commandeered the wearable technology world or was it that technology was no longer leaving fashion behind? I think it all comes down to strategy. The fashion industry has come to realise that fashion tech is where it's...

The Future of Fashion Is New End-To-End “Brand Operating System” Platforms

Future of Fashion
Creating and running a fashion brand is starting to look as simple as creating and running a social media account… tap to design, tap to price, tap to finance, tap to market, tap to make, tap to retarget. A new wave of...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech bag that charges your mobile on the go.  When it comes to 'needs vs. wants', we should try to keep...

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...

2015, The Year FashionTech Shrugged of ‘Gadgetry Stigma’

2015, was definitely the year that FashionTech shrugged of its gadgetry stigma and was finally given a seat at the table. With innovation leading the way, we witnessed the world of fashion technology pushing boundaries so we could embrace tech-laced smart garments and accessories bragging technology of stylish...

AI: A Way to Overcome the Limitations of Human Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
The human brain is an amazing biological marvel of incredible complexities and astonishing capabilities. It is capable of creating art, devising engineering solutions, visualizing the future of technology, understanding and course-correcting to seek a better future for the planet, and guiding the growth of...

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

E-textiles Project Jacquard
Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or a bracelet that tracks physical activity. Sure, those are things we wear, but what about something with computing power that...