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Smart Insoles That Navigate You To The Nearest Coffee Shop

Navigation is a popular theme for wearable devices. Google Glass is great at taking you to the closest Starbucks, …

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Added by Syuzi on April 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Studio XO: The Future TechnoAtelier

Studio XO is singularly attempting to disrupt the fashion industry and what you and I define as fashion. Their vision is so poignant and each of their fashion tech experimentations so…

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Added by Syuzi on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

eTextile Summer Camp 2014

Great news for expert eTextile practitioners: an open call for applications for the eTextile Summer Camp 2014 has just been published on etextile-summercamp.org.

eTextile Summer Camp 2013

Workshops at the 2013 eTextile Summer Camp. Photo: Meg…

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Added by meg on April 9, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Developing an Electronic Skin

Moving one step closer to developing electronic skin, Yonggang Huang, a…

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Added by Syuzi on April 4, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Imogen Heap's Gloves Project

For the past four years, British musician Imogen Heap has been working on a wearable interactive musical control project called The Gloves Project.…

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Added by meg on April 4, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Make It Wearable Video Series by Creators Project

Creators Project has created an incredible series of video interviews featuring designers, makers and thought leaders from the burgeoning wearable technology community. The series is part of Intel’s…

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Added by Syuzi on April 3, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Alexander Wang’s Heated Activated Garments

For his Autumn/Winter 2014 collection, Alexander Wang built a collection using heat sensitive fabrics that were laser cut, knit and woven. In the hands of a clever artist, even…

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Added by Syuzi on March 28, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments

Interview with Sparkfun's Dia Campbell

Kicking off the Smart Fabrics Conference in San Francisco on April 23 is an E-Textiles Hack-A-Thon hosted by Sparkfun's Dia Campbell and Pearce Melcher.  The workshop runs from 8am-12pm and looks like a great way to dive into wearable tech by getting your hands dirty.…

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Added by meg on March 26, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Interview with Julia Koerner

Perhaps you didn't know it, but you're most likely an admirer of Julia Koerner's work. She's the architect who collaborates with Iris van Herpen on many of her incredible 3D printed couture pieces.  Julia will be speaking on the second day of…

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Added by meg on March 20, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Interview with Akseli Reho from Clothing Plus

Clothing Plus CEO, Akseli Reho, will be speaking on the first day of the Smart Fabrics Conference in San Francisco, April 23-25 2014. Fashioning Tech readers can get $100 discount to the Smart Fabrics Conference with the code FTECH.

If you're not…

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Added by meg on March 17, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Vega Edge, A Magentic LED Brooch for Cyclists

Angela Mackey and …

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Added by Syuzi on March 13, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Smart Fabrics Conference 2014

The Smart Fabrics Conference, taking place April…

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Added by Syuzi on March 11, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

Wearable Tech Guide to SXSW

For all of you trekking out to Austin today, there is a lot going on this year around wearable technology. Check out my list of talks and events not to be missed. Also if you are in Austin, please say “hi” and ping me on Twitter…

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Added by Syuzi on March 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Akris RTW Fall 2014 Collection Incorporates Embroidered LED Lights

With Intel’s announcement of a collaboration with Opening Ceremony and Fitbit partnering with Tory Burch, the tech industry has been reaching out to the…

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Added by Syuzi on March 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Decentralized Clothing Production: OpenKnit

In my previous…

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Added by meg on March 3, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Decentralized Clothing Production: Electroloom

Two projects using technology in fashion caught my eye last week. These projects share a similar goal: decentralized clothing manufacture.  The idea is that if we are able to produce our clothes locally, we can eliminate a large part of the manufacturing and distribution chain that accounts for a big part of fashion's carbon footprint.

The first project, Electroloom, promises "the world's first 3D printer for clothes"…

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Added by meg on March 2, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

“Smart” Wool that Regulates Temperature

One of the primary functions of clothing is the regulation of body temperature. Traditionally we layer on clothes as the temperature drops but the acting of…

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Added by Syuzi on February 28, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Sporty Supaheroe — Fully Integrated Etextile High-tech Safety Cycling Jacket That Keeps You Visible At Night

Most of the wearable technology on the market today falls into the accessories category, predominately taking form as electronics wrapped in silicone intended to be worn on your wrist. 

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Added by Syuzi on February 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

CuteCircuit’s iPhone Controlled Fashions at NYFW

I can’t not tell you how proud I am of wearable tech pioneers Ryan Genz and Francesca Rosella…

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Added by Syuzi on February 13, 2014 at 8:55am — 1 Comment

High-tech Bauble Aims To Monitor Posture Through Use of Scent

Baubles are fun. It’s a great way to add personality to your wardrobe. Whether you’re into studs or pearls, jewelry adds that tiny bit of distinction and personalization that makes any outfit your very own. …

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Added by Syuzi on February 10, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments




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