Monday, February 19, 2018

Tag: Internet of Things

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Yarnology

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

Combating body odor is no small feat. Many in the fashion tech space have tried and failed. That does not mean that it is...

All About Smart Textiles

Graduate of Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Linda Worbin is the creator of smart textiles is well known for her electroluminescent pillows. Worbin...

RETAIL TECH

The Scarfi VR App, Bridging the Gap Between The Physical and Digital Worlds

We recently discovered a new VR app with a difference. Launched exclusively at Westfield London, the Scarfi app was created via a partnership with British...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

Fingerprint technology could be coming to a supermarket near you!

We have taken a moment from all things fashion to appreciate some interesting retail tech of the supermarket variety. It has been reported by...
Wearables

kate spade’s New Touchscreen SmartWatch, Designed For The Fashion Forward

The kate spade brand can easily be described as, versatile, multi-functional and playful. A firm favourite among the fashion tribe, the label has been...

SUSTAINABILITY

Eccentric Youngster Jaden Smith Gives Sustainability Street Cred

Sustainability is a cause that has been gaining momentum for a while now. With well known pioneers like Sylvia Heisel, Liz Spencer, Stella McCartney leading the...
Smart Home Battery

Mercedes-Benz Creates Huge Ripples in Smart Home Battery Business

Mercedes-Benz is presenting itself as a serious player in the business of solar power and batteries. The luxury car manufacturer recently partnered up with...

CES2018: Jewellery Remade From Dell’s e-Waste Material Unveiled

According to Dell, Americans throw away $60 million in gold and silver in old phones alone, and only 12.5 percent of e-waste is currently...

WOMEN IN TECH

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business...

INTEL, The Belle Of Fashion Week

It seems that Intel has been successfully making a name for itself this season. All that schmoozing has resulted in attention grabbing collaborations with quite a few fashion...

In Her Own Words: MARIA MESTRE [Women In Tech Series]

On the run up to Women’s Day on the 8th March, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when...
Omate Yumi

Yumi Smiles Away The Fear of Another SmartHome Internet Attack

In a time where it's safe to say that the Internet of Things has lost its innocence, smartwatch brand Omate have come up with the...

Day 2: Why Do Startups Fail & What is Money’s Role?

As a startup founder myself, I arrived at the Day 2 of FashTech London Summit fully prepared with a set of questions for some...

Futurist Karinna Nobbs on Studying the Future and Making Predictions

I think that it is exciting that as the fashion tech space shifts into overdrive it is giving birth to job titles that could...

Sheena Allen Breaking the Mould For Women in Tech

#MotivationMonday comes in the shape of Sheena Allen. The 26 year old Terry Mississippi native is a tech mogul-in-the-making. With a growing digital business...

Aniela Hoitink, Creative Designer, Brilliant Scientist and Driven Engineer [Roadtrip Series]

Our road trip series begins in the company of founder of Neffa, the talented designer Aniela Hoitink. An advocate of distinctiveness, Aniela firmly believes that individuality...
Human Inc

Human Inc’s Headphones: Experimentally Fashionable

With the dust barely settled on the recent announcement of Apple's AirPods there is already a new player on the block confidently tempting consumers to...

Video: Apple’s New AirPods Ad Will Get You Moving

Last year, in September 2016, Apple announced that they would release their latest consumer hearable tech innovation known as AirPods. When they did not meet...

Will The New iPhone 7 Come With Hearables?

As Apple sends out invites for their next Apple Event taking place in Cupertino at its campus on 21st March 2016, we are again left wondering...

What We Know, And Need To Know, About Sustainable Fashion

Web searches for “sustainable fashion” spike in the fall and spring fashion seasons, and McKinsey rated it as a top issue for the industry...

Artistic Collaboration Sires Rochambeau’s ‘Born Digital’ Connected Jacket

New York based Rochambeau (French for the popular game rock-paper-scissors) has effortlessly given birth to a handsome jacket. Merging their shared passions of art and design,...

Chromat x Misfit, Committed to Innovation in FashionTech

As I was working on #WearableTechStylist I came across some fabulously edgy accessories courtesy of a collab between Chromat and Misfit. The striking Xena-Warrior-like arm candy...

R&D NEWS

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute...

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

Subconscious Shopping: Step Into eBay’s ‘Inspiration Zone’

Curated in partnership with Saatchi Art, eBay has opened the first subconscious shopping experience. Launched in a revolutionary new concept space in Central London, the...

FASHNERD CONTRIBUTORS

MFS2018: Connecting Innovators and Industries

While at Munich Fabric Start, I had the opportunity to conversate with various people and I noticed a common theme, the lack of communication...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has...
Blockchain

Could Blockchain Be The New Internet?

NEW YORK CITY—On a recent Thursday evening, I ascended a metal staircase at Galvanize, a sleek event space on the western fringes of Manhattan’s...