22/11/2017

Inspiring our Future Tech Innovators at Wired Next Generation

Wired Next Generation festival inspires the next generation of scientists, strategists and entrepreneurs providing them with a unique educational and interactive festival dedicated to, and designed for, youths aged 12-18. Perfect for school groups, parents and children, and associations looking for a field day for their teenagers, this event focuses on science, technology and more. Amongst the excellent speakers, interactive workshops, gravity demonstrations and panel speakers, Made With Glove in conjunction with Women of Wearables taught over 100 future innovators how […]
09/09/2017

The Impact of Work Experience | Perspectives from a Girl in Tech

Guest blog by Heather Bates, 17, Manchester UK About two months ago, I sat down in front of my computer, opened a word processor, typed out the heading “UCAS Personal Statement”, and proceeded to sit in front of a blank screen, unable to type out a single sentence. Like many other A level Sixth Form students, I’ve recently had to start thinking seriously about my future career, and for me that means going to university open days, and looking carefully […]
31/05/2017

WTF | Colour Sensor Flower Accessory

After a bit of a break from delivering wearable tech workshops, I got back into the groove and created more WTF Wearable Tech Fashion projects! This time, I made a colour sensor flower accessory! Made With Glove CEO, Michelle Hua had experience with a colour sensor by making the Adafruit Chameleon Scarf so we came up with the idea of making a detachable colour sensor flower accessory! The brooch involves a colour sensor and two LEDs. After applying code to the flora microcontroller, I […]
17/08/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | UV Sensor Hat

Our wearable technology assistant Rachael Yeung has been busy yet again creating more wearable tech! This time it is a UV sensor hat that reminds you to reapply your sunscreen. With summer being quite hot this year, we definitely need to ensure we are sun safe! Rachael explains how she made the wearable tech UV hat with Adafruit’s instructions. Having experience and skills from the previous wearable tech projects; LED light up shoes, and the Self Lighting Bag; the UV […]
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 […]
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 […]
27/04/2016
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WTF | Wearable Technology Fashion| Self lighting bag

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung made her very own wearable tech self lighting bag!  Here’s how she combined fashion with tech and made it practical! Solving my problem of rummaging around in my handbag For us women, we all understand the frustrating feeling of looking for things inside our handbags but can never find them!  Especially bags that are deep so finding keys, lipsticks, pens or our phones is a nightmare! Until I discovered how to make my very own self […]
14/04/2016
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WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | A Woman’s Review of the Apple Watch

Our wearable tech assistant Rachael Yeung, was given a Christmas gift with a fashion and tech twist, the Apple Watch.  Here’s her review a few months on… I was quite hesitant on purchasing the Apple Watch  because the lowest price point is £259 going all the way up to £13,500! But as a wearable tech enthusiast coupled with the new pretty colours for women and after using it for 4 months, I now think I would have saved up to buy one! Most people […]
23/03/2016

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | Wearable Technology Show London 2016

Our Wearable Tech Assistant, Rachael Yeung attended the Wearable Tech Show in London, United Kingdom 2016 and reports on her favourite wearable tech products that are coming out!   On the 15th March, I attended the Wearable Tech Show 2016 in London featuring talks on wearable security, IoT, and break throughs in fitness trackers. There was also an exhibit space to see all of the new wearable tech coming out soon and an award ceremony for the companies that entered the Wearable […]
01/12/2015

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | Wearable Expo Tokyo Japan!

Our Anna Nonaka attended the Wearable Tech Expo in Tokyo Japan 2015 and reports on her favourite WTF (Wearable Tech Fashion, of course!) pieces that are coming out of Japan!   On the 7th September, I attended the Wearable Tech Expo in Tokyo featuring IoT; the technique that connects “things” with the internet and allows it to be controlled wirelessly; and Virtual Reality. The exhibition was amazing and I could definitely see the future of wearable technology. Some of the […]
18/11/2015

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | Kisha The Smart Umbrella

When I lived in Melbourne Australia, I left my beloved Burberry umbrella in a cafe. When I returned, it was too late. It had been taken and my heart sank. Then it started to rain! 9 years on, I refuse to buy or shop for an umbrella over £5 for fear of losing it. Until I discovered Kisha, the world’s first Smart Umbrella that you can’t possibly lose! Kisha tells you the weather forecast in the morning and sends you […]

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