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 […]
14/06/2016

Guest Lecture at University of Salford

I was invited to speak at the University of Salford Business School to the Digital Marketing and Information Systems Masters students who were tasked with developing digital technology products or apps to improve lives. I discussed my journey as an entrepreneur in the technology industry, my challenges, achievements, aspirations and inspirations in developing a fashionable, practical and technology driven product.  My goal in delivering my presentation was to inspire the students and to give them ideas on what they could […]
16/05/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | LED Light up shoes

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung has been busy on another WTF project – making her very own LED light up shoes!  Here’s how she combined coding with fashion and troubleshooting skills to make these FUNky and FUNctional LED light up shoes! Why LED light up shoes? I was inspired by Anna’s blog from the Wearable Tech Expo Tokyo where she reported on the Orphe shoe.  The Orphe shoe was created for dancers to record their choreographed moves so they could […]