Jiobit ‘Invisible’ Wearables For Kids, Designed To Free The Wrist

It seems that when it comes to the merger of technology and children, the majority of devices are focused on safety. One of these kid tech wearables embracing the natural need a parent has to protect their offspring is Chicago based company Jiobit. Jiobit is...

Onitsuka Tiger x Anrealage Augmented Reality Sneakers, Innovative or Gimmick?

Footwear brand Onitsuka and fashion label Anrealage have teamed up to design sneakers that can come to life. The collaboration has brought to our attention a new style of sneaker tech that is driven by an accompanying mobile app. So how does it work? Well, you...

Smart Gloves That Seamlessly Combine High Technology With Performance Art

Smart Gloves
Anina Net, CEO of 360Fashion Network, has collaborated with Intel to develop a smart glove which simultaneously creates a human light pattern controlled by gesture recognition. Unveiled by 162 dancers performing the “Spring Wind” dance at the CCTV Spring Festival Gala 2017, the glove uses a...

Up Close And Personal With Louis Vuitton’s Luxury Smartwatch

Louis Vuitton has released its first piece of wearable tech. The attention grabbing collection of smartwatches, are a rework on the Tambour Horizon watch. Expensive and luxurious, the timepieces have been designed to pair up with up-to-date Android phones and iPhones. Although the trio of watches...

Top 3 Superhero Wearables Designed To Keep You Safe

I am sure that some you already know that there are wearables out there designed to be your guardian angel. They will not only keep you safe, by alerting your family and friends that you need their help, but they will also give you...

Translating Technology – Striking The Balance Is Key

Translating Technology
As technology continues to become more complex it becomes even more important to explain it in a way people can understand. If you make it too simple people will not understand the true value – too complex and they will not understand anything about...

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...

Wear It Festival 2017, Turning Berlin Into Wearable City?

From Thursday 8th June to Friday 9th June, there will not only be a gathering of the most innovative startups from the maker scene, but the two day event will also be turning the cool, edgy Berlin into a wearable city that draws like minded...

Will Artificial Intelligence Save The “Stagnant Wearables Market”?

A recent report predicts that Artificial Intelligence is set to help the wearables market grow 376% in 2017. Outlining how AI powered wearables will revive the "stagnant wearables market", the report foresees a future where AI wearables will sell around 60 million units this year...

Available March 2017, The Dot Braille Smartwatch Proving Awareness Can be Sightless

“We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability.” With these heartfelt words from their Ambassador, singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, we were introduced to the Dot Braille Smartwatch. Three years in the making, The Dot Braille Smartwatch was the idea of...