The Best Artificial Intelligence Tools In The Fashion Industry

Billboards about Artificial Intelligence have been lining Highway 101 in San Francisco for as long as I've lived here, over 3 years.  As I talk to people about AI they wonder, what does someone interested in Fashion care about Artificial Intelligence?  Now is the time, more than ever when years of research are being applied to industry.  We've seen projects like IBM's Watson market to a wide range of industries and entrepreneurs looking for opportunities to Innovate (with a capital "I".)

So what are some of the most interesting things happening with AI in the Fashion Industry?  Here are the top 3.

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10 Minute LED Hack to Light-Up Any Garment

One of the first things people ask about to get started embedding electronics in textiles is "How do I light this up?"  Here's a super fast hack to get you started lighting up garments in 10 minutes.  When the battery is disconnected, this sweater is just a normal sweater.  If you remove the battery completely, it can be washed as usual.

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Women and Wearables

Many recent studies have shown how gender diversity improves the efficacy of teams.  Perhaps this and other initiatives for gender equality and social change are responsible for triggering a movement towards reform in our educational system.  Universities are starting to study the impact of introducing students to electronic textiles.  

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