A Deep Dive With Fashion Tech O.G. Pauline van Dongen

Earlier this year we had a sit down with the talented Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen. For those who do not know who she is, allow me to educate you. She is the woman behind the Solar Shirt, a smart garment that...

Should the Development of a Technology-Based on a Sign Language Be Constituted As Cultural Appropriation?

Back in 2017, a letter was written by Lance Forshay, who directs the American Sign Language (ASL) program at UW and Kristi Winter and Emily Bender who work in his department. It was triggered by Darren Lipomi's invention, a translating glove. The...

Could FORM Swim Goggles With AR Display Be Better For Swimmers Than Wrist Fitness Wearables?

Swimming is one of the world's biggest sports, with over 30 million active pool swimmers in the U.S. alone. This is why it is essential for swimmers to be able to access performance metrics in real-time through an easy to use pair...

Would You Get Equipped With a Sixth Sense?

How well can you focus? How strong or disciplined is your brain? If the question makes you sigh in despair, don’t worry, it’s not you; it’s the human brain itself that needs to take breaks quite often before it refocuses. Technology and...

BEE & KIN Fashion Tech Bag, Striking the Right Note Between Style & Function

Created to make your life easier, New York based BEE & KIN have come up with a collection of fashion tech bags that enable you to go hands-free. A simple convenience, the bag connects to your phone using Bluetooth technology which allows...

The Fusalp Futur Project, A Cross-pollination Between Fashion & High-Tech

I was invited by IFA Paris to be a judge on the Fusalp Futur project. A collaboration with the French brand, Fusalp, Neue lab, a Stockholm based fashion tech company, and Fredrik Timour, Head of Innovation at Swedish Fashion Council, the fashion...

Why FashionTech fails? Part I: Legacy

For the last 10 years, we've been watching the leaps and dives of the Fashion Tech industry primarily through the lens of retail projects, and some of them really did become unicorns: e-commerce is experiencing a boom, there are flash sales all...

Wondering What Tech-Infused​ Gift To Get Your Dad this Fathers Day?

Although it is true that when it comes to choosing a gift, it's the thought that counts, Father's Day is the perfect opportunity to say thank you to your old man with a sleek wearable device or sustainable fashion must have that...

Novus, The Perfect Smartwatch Wearable Device For Youngsters?

Dedicated to satisfying the needs of both kids and parents alike, the company behind Novus, Abardeen, has come up with a smartwatch device that successfully combines phone, watch and home assistant. The California based company are not new to this space,...

Waverly Labs’ Latest Hearable, Breaking The Language Barrier At The Speed of Conversation

Continuously looking to break the language barrier, Waverly Labs has launched its most sophisticated interpretation device to date. Announced today, the shareable tool, named Ambassador, is compatible with 20 languages and 42 dialects. It has been designed to provide accurate translations and...