How Your Supply Chain Is Better On The Blockchain
Component Technology for Wearables Has Arrived
Especially in the fashion community, supply transparency has been a major concern. But transparency and supply chain tracking aren't the only applications for blockchain in the supply chain ecosystem.
How the Obama Administration Locked in Funding for Fashion Tech
A summary of some of the improved component technology that is here and presented at WEAR Conferences this year in San Francisco.
Purchasing Cryptocurrency? Get a Fashionable Public Key
At WEAR Conferences, Vikrum Aiyer, senior advisor for innovation and manufacturing policy in The White House National Economic Council of President Obama's Administration, spoke about the work done under the Obama Administration to create advanced manufacturing hubs by creating Institutes across the United States.
Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets, The Future of Wearables
A few simple key things to know about purchasing cryptocurrencies and how to get a fashionable public key.
Better late than never: Fashion belatedly embraces hackathons
Since January, Bitcoin and Ethereum has more than doubled in value. This week as Cryptocurrency and Blockchain industry professionals have been gathering for a series of conferences in New York, a powerful new vehicle has been gaining public attention.
The Best Artificial Intelligence Tools In The Fashion Industry
by BETHANY BIRON
Leanne Luce, founder of the blog The Fashion Robot, said in many ways, the hackathons are more advantageous to coders and developers than fashion brands. “I’m not convinced that hackathons are helping brands as much as I see them as a way for technology companies to enter new markets.”
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Tech that Warns You Before Shopping Trump Products
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.
The Bay Area is the US Fashion Tech Hub
I built a Chrome Extension to make boycotting Trump's business entanglements easier.
Does Openness to New Experiences Lead to Innovation?
ThredUP, Polyvore, ShopStyle, LeTote, and FitBit have a few things in common: they are changing the fashion industry, they are based in the Bay Area, and they are fundamentally rooted in Computer Science.
Just after Marijuana was voted to be legalized for recreational use in California, vendors sold their wares at West Coast Craft. Gone are the days of corner store head shops and welcome beautifully crafted smoking paraphernalia.
10 Minute LED Hack to Light-Up Any Garment
For many fashion designers, Virtual Reality and the haptic wearables that go with the experience are just another set of accessories for gaming.
Women and Wearables
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.
Top 10 Challenges with Embedding Electronics into Garments
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.
IoT Developments That Are Building the Future: Fashion Wearables to Medical Devices
From sweat to project boxes. Here are the top 10 challenges with embedding electronics into garments.
5 Reasons 3D Is the Future of Fashion
I know... Fashion Tech and Wearable IoT are getting kind of annoying. You might be rolling your eyes with every new "LED Dress" and "Fitness Tracker" introduced to the market. Some of these consumer-driven devices are enabling the development of tech that will be critical for the future of this industry. These seemingly small developments will make products that can save or at least augment lives. There is a bigger reason why you should care.
A Basic Intro to Technical Knitting
3D will take the fashion industry from redundancy to efficiency by creating a platform that is useful from the design process to the purchasing process.
If you or your company is interested in manufacturing technical knit products, you'll save yourself and the experts a headache by knowing what you're getting into.