Wearables

Reversible Fabric from Stanford Researchers Capable of Warming and Cooling #WearableWednesday

From Stanford News: Stanford researchers have developed a reversible fabric that, without expending effort or energy, keeps skin a comfortable temperature whatever the weather. In a paper published Nov. 10 in Science Advances, a team led by Yi Cui, professor of materials science and engineering, created a double-sided fabric based on the same material as […]

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The Smart Textiles Timeline, 1600- 2016

via Fashnerd For some of us the words ‘smart fabrics, ‘smart textiles’ and ‘e-textiles’ are still shiny and new, although pioneers have been innovating within the textile industry for a while now. The merger of fashion with technology is held up by the makers and designers who are coming up with different materials that offer […]

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Roland Emmerich’s next project mixes social and VR – and you’re the director #WearableWednesday

Via Wareable! Roland Emmerich movies like Independence Day, 2012 and Stargate wowed audiences with immersive set pieces and explosive action. But while stepping through a wormhole sounds like a perfect concept for VR, Emmerich’s new startup company VRenetic – pronounced “frenetic”, and co-founded by fellow Hollywood producer Marco Weber, doesn’t focus on producing cinematic VR […]

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Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang #WearableWednesday

The Visa Lotte Card Wearable Glove, Wearable Sticker and Wearable Pin were introduced today! Via asiaone the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic pins that allow […]