Category Archives: Smart clothing

Can wearables really work in the workplace?

Although consumer devices like Fitbit and smartwatches have grabbed a lot of the attention, they do not tell the whole story when it comes to the development of wearable technology over the

Decluttering my wrist (or why I sold my Apple Watch)

We’ve cleared house and gotten rid of non-essential wearables. That meant disposing of everything that doesn’t work – or that we couldn’t find a use for. What’s gone into the recycling First

To succeed, wearable tech must become invisible

We’ve passed the fad phase: Nobody’s impressed if you’re wearing a tracker on your wrist or hip to count your steps / tally your abs / count your heartbeats as you work

Healthcare insurers pose privacy concerns for wearables

Health insurers are using step-counting phone apps as a Trojan horse to lure customers into sharing “very sensitive information” such as daily movement, sleep patterns and even heart rate, according to a

Tyia smart bracelet unchains you from a smartphone

In a move that’s quite the opposite from the principles of the instant notifications of the Apple Watch, Tyia is a smart bracelet that filters out all but the most essential alerts

Why wearable tech won’t let you ignore it

Wearable tech will not be ignored: That’s the title of a presentation that WTW founder Simon Jones will be giving tomorrow (Wednesday March 25) to a networking group in Munich, Germany. Just

Wearables: More than just bands and watches

There’s more to wearable technology than meets the eye. Wearables are becoming invisible and there are more and more examples of smart tech being integrated into clothing. The clothing industry is paying close

London wearables show is Europe’s biggest

Europe’s biggest-ever conference on wearable technology takes place in London on March 10th and 11th. The organizers say that with more than 100 speakers and seven dedicated tracks, the Wearable Technology Show at London’s

London wearables Meetup attracts record crowd

The fusion between fashtech and wearables has attracted a record number of sign-ups to a Meetup in London this Thursday (January 29). More than 300 people have RSVP’d and 150-plus people are expected

Ear-worn devices: A new category of wearable tech

Just when you thought Sony could never again match the brilliance of its Walkman, it comes up with the Smart B-Trainer - new in-ear wearable technology.