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NEFFA, The New Fashion Factory Introduces A Groundbreaking Automated Manufacturing Method

The fashion industry does not just have a material problem; it has a broader systemic problem that requires a holistic solution. NEFFA's founders, Aniela Hoitink and Nicoline van Enter...

Is it time to democratize the Metaverse? The Metaverse Standards Forum thinks so.

The Metaverse motivates the novel integration and deployment of diverse technologies for collaborative spatial...

There Might Be Way To Reduce the Environmental Impact of the Fashion industry Dramatically.

Two Nordic companies, Climate-positive textile material company Spinnova and cleantech company imogo, have come...

A Technology that Drives Inclusivity and Diversity within Digital Fashion. Could Lalaland be it?

The fashion industry has been busy saying hello to Lalaland, an Amsterdam-based company that...

Fashion Brands, Ready for a One-stop Guide To Accelerate Your Sustainable Transformation with Digital Traceability?

TrusTrace, a market-leading platform for supply chain transparency and product traceability within the fashion...

If You Could Change Your Body As Easily As You Would Your Clothes, Would You?

Can you imagine rewriting what has always been? That we are born, we grow up, we age, and then we die. Well, thanks to...

The LifestyleTech Competence Center: A Platform for the Development of Promising Technologies and R&D Collaborations

With well known big names like Accenture, Guess and Microsoft involved, the LifestyleTech Competence Center Association is on a mission to promote and support...

COVID-19’s Affect on Apparel e-Commerce & Consumer Purchasing Behaviour

Fit Analytics is a sizing platform that is trying to solve sizing so retailers can sell smarter. Their work is based on the most...

The Wearable Lab, Decoding Future Trends in VR and Smart Materials

Première Vision, which took place last week in Paris, houses The Wearable Lab, an initiative launched by the tradeshow to support the future of fashion...

Self-powered Flexible Electronics Step Up The Game For Next Gen Self Sustainable Wearables

There is a new device in town that promises to make a massive leap in the wearable tech space. It is a tiny and...

Vollebak On Pushing Graphene Tech And Building Clothes That No-one Will

The existence of Graphene was first theorised in the 1940s, but it wasn’t until 2004 when two maverick scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov,...

Scientists, Artists and Designers’ Exploration of Powering Up Our Wearables

Technology has come a long way when it comes to small and flexible batteries and new protocols like Bluetooth Low Energy. As new technologies...

Burberry Foundation Appoints Professor To Apply Radical Thinking To Invent New Materials

Today the Burberry Foundation and Royal College of Art announced the appointment of Professor Sharon Baurley as Professor of Design and Materials and Chair...

Could A Mutant Enzyme That Breaks Down PET Bottles Be The Solution To Plastic Pollution?

We have all know that as useful as plastic is, it has not been that great for the environment. Plastic is the wonder material that...

Facebook’s Wearable Device Teaches People To Feel Words

Facebook researchers have come up with a wearable device that can teach people to feel words on their arms. The Facebook wearable takes cues...

AlterEgo, The Intelligence Augmentation Device That Reads Your Mind

We recently came across a wearable that is capable of reading people's minds. Experimenting with new form factors and interfaces, the Dr Xavier type...

This Recyclable E-Skin Could Solve Our E-waste Problem

One of the hardest tasks in making fashion tech and wearable tech 'smart' in the sustainable sense of the word, is finding a way...

These “Skin Electronics” Can Transmit Biometrics to the Cloud

With the rate of enhancements in the field of wearable tech growing, in particular with touch sensing and stretchy bio skin technology, we've got some...

Small Metallic Tab Harnesses Body Energy To Produce Power for Wearables

We have written quite a bit about different sources of energy being invented by various scientists. We investigated several energy harvesting applications like fabrics that...

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