Tagged: Wearables

Leggings that measure you

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Given the rather snug nature of leggings, getting the right fit is essential to wearable comfort. LikeAGlove have the solution, a pair of leggings with numerous stretch sensors that can work out your critical measurements, such as waist and thigh circumference. (more…)

Sneek peek at the future of fashion

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Nice short video from Innovate UK looking at possible fashion futures including; novel light bending materials and textiles that change colour depending on the unseen environment, also cross disciplinary play-spaces (more…)

Sonic Top Hat leads the way

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A set of Cornell University students have developed a prototype top hat with a GPS that navigates the wearer using 3D sound. (more…)

Hi-tech boots at CES

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The Smartshoe 01s on show at CES in Las Vegas not only measure your steps and calorie burn, but can, via your smartphone, keep your feet warm and adjust the tightness of the grip around your ankle. (more…)

Shape changing films – Unimorph

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Controllable movement within a textile or garment has been more aspiration than reality in past years. However, a team at MIT have developed simple shape changing films that is certainly a step along the way. (more…)