The Internet of YOU

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Trends | No Comments

Wearable technology is on a collision course with the Internet of everything. When the two collide, we will enter into a new era of the Internet of you. The recent Apple Healthbook and ...

Join me at Connected Bodies Symposium

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Events | No Comments

Art Center College of Design in partnership with Intel is hosting a Symposium today titled, Connected Bodies: Imagining New Wearables. I will be speaking on a panel that will be ...

Why companies need to make wearables cool

Posted on Feb 18, 2014 in Business | One Comment

My colleague at Artefact, Craig Hajduk, recently wrote an article about the business of wearables. As this new industry continues to pave its way, there are a significant amount of ...

Join me at CES Vegas today

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Events | One Comment

I’ll be speaking on a wearable tech panel today at CES in Vegas. Come and join me if you’re attending. Some information on the talk: Wearable Technology Panel When: January ...

An unobtrusive language translator

Posted on Dec 10, 2013 in Augmenting | No Comments

The internet and smartphones have made it much easier to converse with people who speak different languages to you, with services using these technologies providing both instant text-to-speech and speech-to-speech ...

Textiles transform with body movement

Posted on Dec 8, 2013 in Fashion | No Comments

Textile and fashion designer, Langdi Lin, created this evocative collection for the MA Textile Futures 2012 in Central Saint Martins. The project questions how textiles can bring a new perspective ...

The future of healing broken bones

Posted on Dec 3, 2013 in Medical | One Comment

Jake Evill, a recent graduate of the School of Design at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, has created the ‘Cortex Cast’, a fully ventilated, super light, shower friendly, ...

Vocalize sounds without your voicebox

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 in Augmenting | 2 Comments

Nic Wallenberg’s The Human Speaker is a curious electrical collar that allows you to vocalize electronic sounds without using your voicebox. Usually when singing or speaking, vibrations originating in the ...

Shoes that turn into shelter

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in Conceptual | One Comment

From geometric caravans to homes in a cart, the idea of having a portable shelter wherever one travels can be an enticing one (depending on your disposition, of course). Australian design company Sibling has made ...

Misfit Shine, available at the Apple store

Posted on Aug 6, 2013 in Products | No Comments

This week, the Misfit Shine will join at least three other wearable products on Apple Store shelves, including the Jawbone Up, the Nike+ FuelBand and various versions of the Fitbit. ...

A forecast on the future of wearables

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 in Trends | No Comments

As Google Glass gains momentum (including all the media buzz about it right now), companies and researchers are trying to decide what will be the next big breakthrough in wearable ...

Apple hires major fashion exec

Posted on Jul 4, 2013 in News | No Comments

Big news for wearables (well, could be). Apple hires Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve. With a nod to the luxury fashion world, the tech giant brings former YSL CEO ...

Wearable Panel: The Future in Now

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in Events | One Comment

From my friends at Ziba… Ziba hosted a wearable technology panel back in April including Sean Madden Executive Managing Director at Ziba, Roberto Tagliabue Executive Director of Software Design at ...

Jawbone to acquire BodyMedia for $100M

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 in News | One Comment

Big news for wearable tech in the consumer electronics sector. Jawbone’s BodyMedia acquisition is an important milestone and an indication that the wearable tech industry is starting to take off ...

Join me in SF at Smart Fabrics!

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Events | One Comment

I’ll be speaking at the Smart Fabrics Conference in San Francisco today, which focuses on: Software and services — building the integrated wearable technology ecosystem The key principles the emerging ...