As The Growth of Connected Clothing Continues, Where Is The Wearables Industry Headed?

If you think that smart clothing will have its five minutes before disappearing into obscurity, then you are sadly mistaken. A new study from Juniper Research has found that the wearables market has begun to shift away from wrist-based devices such as smartwatches and fitness...

The Killing Fields of Wearable Tech Claim WiseWear and MEZZI

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Yesterday we wrote about how well-known fashionable startup company Ringly decided to exit the wearable tech market. Although they had a team, investors, and partners on board, they still did not have staying power. "We’re still believers in wearable tech and its ability to make us healthier and...

Smart Jewellery Startup Ringly Dims Their Light in Stealth Mode

Smart Jewellery
There is no denying that the fashion tech industry moves at such a fast pace. If you blink you will most likely miss the latest innovation. Still, in its storytelling phase, we have seen brands like Plumora and Vinaya come, wow us and then...

Wakandan Technology I Wish We Already Had

Like millions of people throughout the US, I went with my family to watch the latest Marvel hero movie, 'Black Panther'. I sat through two hours and fifteen minutes of this celebration of Black ingenuity, strength and power and I marvelled – no pun...

These “Skin Electronics” Can Transmit Biometrics to the Cloud

Wearables
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 good news for you from the research front. New enhancements are making it easier to mimic the functionality of biological skin...

Première Vision’s Wearable Lab, Merging The Spheres of Fashion and Technology

Curator of the Wearable Lab, AnneSophie, approached me last year to be part of Première Vision Paris. Considered to be one of the leading fashion tradeshows to attend, I was honoured to have been asked. For those unfamiliar with the Wearable Lab, it is...

Smart Jewelry Designed To Detect Menopausal Hot Flashes Before They Strike

Nearly 10 million women experience hot flushes in the UK alone. With 1 in 3 women suffering, the duration and severity of symptoms vary from woman to woman. A practical solution could be Grace. It is a wearable tech device that combats undated menopausal hot flashes. The...

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

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One of the hardest tasks in making fashion tech and wearable tech 'smart' in the sustainable sense of the word, is finding a way to deal with or prevent the creation of e-waste. The United Nations University in their "Globel E-Waste Monitor 2014" forecasted...

CES2018: JunYi Liu, The Female Tech Powerhouse Behind Bone-conduction Audio Specs

Smart glasses are gaining momentum in the wearable tech space. The latest specs, presented at CES2018, come from ECHO Music. Promising to offer the ultimate audio experience, the  MusicLens are waterproof bone-conduction sunglasses (and glasses for prescription wearers) have been designed to play music...

Will Bose’s Augmented Reality Wearable Tackle The Issues That Have Kept AR On The Sidelines?

This year's SXSW introduced some exciting things, including Bose's audio augmented reality platform. Unlike other augmented reality products and platforms, Bose AR doesn’t change what you see but knows what you’re looking at— without an integrated lens or phone camera. Bose, The Future of Mobile...