16/08/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | MakeFashion Canada

  Imagine a world where your clothes regulate your body temperature, monitor your vital signs, and your necklace begins to glow when the sun goes down.  With wearable tech and smart textiles becoming more and more accessible and technology improving every day, it’s already starting to happen. MakeFashion is a fashion tech organization founded in Canada in 2012 that curates, supports, and showcases a unique collection of wearable tech projects every year. Their annual gala in Calgary, Alberta every spring debuts […]
21/07/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | The Human Sensor

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung has been working on an exciting climate change project with Invisible Dust called the Human Sensor. The Human Sensor was designed by London artist Kasia Molga  who brought to her project up North to Manchester as part of the European City of Science Festival. It is a wearable cape which consists of a mask and sensors to collect the air pollution that the wearer breathes in. The concept of the Human Sensor project is […]
03/06/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | The Personal Space Dress?

Do you sometimes feel that your personal space is being invaded in crowded and not so crowded places? Artist and PhD student, Kathleen McDermott based in New York, created a Personal Space Dress during her studies in Hong Kong.  Her aim was to incorporate wearable technology into her projects that instantly strikes a conversation with people and their interaction with society. The Personal Space Dress senses any object within  a ‘personal space’ range for it to automatically start expanding. The purpose is to notify the person […]
24/05/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | Legal News

As a former solicitor, I am conscious of all the legal issues involved (and there are many!) in every aspect of running my business and developing my product.  I wanted to share this very interesting legal case involving WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion, an inventor, a high end brand, a start up and a well known crowdfunding platform. Jimmy Bryan, an inventor from Houston Texas, registered 2 patents in 1999 and 2002 of various concepts of bags and purses that light […]