NanoZoo, The Game Changing Smart Diaper Bag?

Recently I was asked to take a look at a new smart practical diaper bag. Having just had my first baby, I was intrigued. As nosied around its features I learnt that besides keeping you organised, the waterproof bag's key selling point was its 13...

Energy Harvesting Textiles, Next-Generation Wearable Electronics?

The latest development by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology is a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine and motion. By combining two types of electricity generation into one textile allowed the garments to provide their own source of energy that is strong...

HyperFace, A ‘Smart Textile’ Collection Designed To Protect Your Privacy

Sometimes it seems like the advancement of technology knows no bounds. Unfortunately, with such incredible milestones comes great pitfalls. The most controversial pitfall being privacy. Last year we wrote about the Project KOVR Anti-Surveillance coat that we came across at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. It was a coat...

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

When “Powered Clothing” Is All About Motors, Sensors and Artificial Intelligence
Yves Béhar is a name that we have dropped before. We mentioned him as the talent behind the Jawbone UP2. Since then the Swiss designer, entrepreneur and founder of Fuseproject has been busy. His latest work is a collaboration with Superflex, a company that is...

Yarnology Infused with Coffee, Gold and Silver Means Bye Bye to B.O.

Yarnology
Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is not possible to neutralize the bacteria's ability to digest the odor that creates a stink. It is very possible, and...

Computerized Fabric That Can Turn “Any Piece of Clothing into a Fitness Tracker”

Soft Fabric Sensors
The stage has been set. There is a new type of material design in the works. It will put the hard, inflexible material to shame. A highly sensitive soft sensor, it leverages textiles in its construction, and when integrated with fabric it becomes a smart robotic...

DuPont Intexar Transforms Ordinary Fabrics Into Connected, Intelligent Garments

DuPont
The power forward DuPont has recently added to its growing portfolio Intexar™ smart clothing technology. Eliminating "the bumps and seams that drag down other types of wearable tech", the technology works by transforming ordinary fabrics into active, connected, intelligent garments that provide critical biometric...

CEAM, Invisible Nano Technology Meets Modern Design

Always on the look out for something new in the fashion tech space, it was quite exciting when we were introduced to a new clothing brand called CEAM. The NY based brand has designed a capsule collection of garments impervious to spills, everyday wrinkles and...