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

Internet Of Voice
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 Machine to Machine (M2M) products we’ve always had, but taking the opportunity to benefit from a rebrand. Most of the...

Mattel’s Digital Nanny Aristotle Revolutionizing Childhood Milestones

Mattel is a company that has built its reputation on the wonder of childhood. Recognized as one of the leaders in play, learning and development worldwide, Mattel’s portfolio of global consumer brands includes American Girl®, Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High® and Thomas &...

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 Las Vegas. As we enter 2017, looking for fashionable technology can still be like looking for a needle in a...

Yumi Smiles Away The Fear of Another SmartHome Internet Attack

Omate Yumi
In a time where it's safe to say that the Internet of Things has lost its innocence, smartwatch brand Omate have come up with the most adorable robot. An embodiment of Amazon Echo's Alexa, this is not the first time that Omate has shown us a healthy level...

Artistic Collaboration Sires Rochambeau’s ‘Born Digital’ Connected Jacket

New York based Rochambeau (French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors) has effortlessly given birth to a handsome jacket. Merging their shared passions of art and design, they have creatively sprinkled some technology to their one-of-a-kind creation, the Rochanbeau BRIGHT BMBR smart jacket. #BornDigital, Rochanbeau's smart jacket was manufactured...

The Misfit Phase, a Fitness Tracker Meets Traditional Timepiece

Misfit Phase
When it comes to the new Misfit Phase, we wonder, is it a case of another day, another smartwatch? Well, I guess it depends on who you ask. Personally, we think that Misfit has been going through a style evolution at the hands of...

Hyper Island, Making the Impossible Possible [Roadtrip Series]

Hyper Island Global Head Office in Telefonplan, Stockholm
Last month I spoke in Stockholm, at a former Ericsson factory (yes, the mobile phone company that builds telecom infrastructures for countries now) that has turned into a post-industrial design centre located at Telefonplan. Now the global head office of Hyper Island, the building is home to a digital learning...

Breakthrough in Lifestyle Technology? Nest is Dating Echo

If one should believe everything that the technology media is writing today, then there is no doubt that it is only a matter of time before the "Internet of Things" (IoT) will blow up. The word "Things" refers to the electrical devices that will be...

What We Should Have Seen At CES 2015

Never before did the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) get this much attention. Even the big boys from the car industry decided to announce their concept cars in Vegas this year. It was where Audi's car was being summoned with the help of an...

The internet of things is coming, but it’s not what you expect

The Consumer Electronics Show 2015 arrives at a time when global gadget sales are falling. The UK is ready to lead the way with the smart sensor tech that will take the place of smart phones and TVs