garments

garments

Apple Patents Smart Shoes That Feature Embedded Sensors, And Alarms For When You Need New Ones

techcrunch.com
Apple has been dabbling in wearable tech, at least when it comes to the U.S. Patent Office, and a new application uncovered Thursday by AppleInsider adds to that growing category. Apple has filed for a patent covering so-called “smart shoe” systems which feature sensors that can track wear and usage...
Apple Patents Smart Shoes That Feature Embedded Sensors, And Alarms For When You Need New Ones

Fast Talk: Why Fashion Designers Need To Embrace Their Inner Geek

www.fastcompany.com
Meet Jean Paul Cauvin, a French fashion veteran and self-proclaimed non-geek who nonetheless saw the need to follow fashion's technological future.Jean Paul Cauvin calls himself the binôme, or right-hand man, of the French designer Julien Fournié. Following his advice, Fournié recently teamed up with Dassault Systèmes, whose 3-D simulations last...
Fast Talk: Why Fashion Designers Need To Embrace Their Inner Geek
French fashion startup raises $1.5M to spread 'ineffable French touch' worldwide

IBM's 5 in 5 predicts cognitive computing will complement our senses, virtualize touch

www.engadget.com
IBM thinks cognitive computers that can adapt to their surroundings will be a large part of our future, and that their ability to take unprocessed data and find patterns in different environments will augment our sensory interactions with our surroundings. While many of us associate haptic feedback with video...
IBM's 5 in 5 predicts cognitive computing will complement our senses, virtualize touch

Classical music refashioned

www.guardian.co.uk
Can New York students design the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra a wardrobe fit for the 21st century?The first thing that all the involved parties quickly emphasised about the collaboration between Parsons the New School for Design and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is that no one had any idea what to expect,...
Classical music refashioned

Multipocket concept jacket charges gadgets, plays music

www.pcworld.com
LAS VEGAS -- Technology Enabled Clothing's SCOTTEVEST is bringing all sorts of high-tech features to your jacket -- at least in concept form. SCOTTEVEST introduced its fancy concept jacket, the TEC Jacket 2.0, at ShowStoppers at CES on Tuesday evening. The new jacket will have all sorts of cool...
Multipocket concept jacket charges gadgets, plays music

A little black dress that speaks to schizophrenia

news.cnet.com
U.K. design students fashion powerful garments that aim to explain the neuroscientific underpinnings of bipolar disorder, epilepsy, autism, Alzheimer's, and more. [Read more]...
A little black dress that speaks to schizophrenia

DailyDirt: Uses For Wine (Besides Drinking It)

www.techdirt.com
Drinking wine on special occasions is a popular tradition all over the world, but it seems like more people would like some other excuses for drinking wine, too. Red wine had gotten a lot of publicity for various health benefits, but if you want to drink some wine, maybe you...
DailyDirt: Uses For Wine (Besides Drinking It)

Can Clothes Horse’s Secret Algorithm Help You Buy Clothes That Actually Fit?

www.betabeat.com
The men of Clothes Horse, confident that they're wearing the right size. Last April, Stephanie Clifford's New York Times story, "One Size Fits Nobody," went viral. (Or at least as viral as a non-Linsane animal-based memes can possibly go.) That's probably because Ms. Clifford's confession--that she varies anywhere from a...
Can Clothes Horse’s Secret Algorithm Help You Buy Clothes That Actually Fit?

Metail, The Virtual Fitting Room You've Probably Never Heard Of, Partners With Warehouse, Shop Direct, Following Tesco Trial

techcrunch.com
Likened to a space race, there are a whole bunch of startups trying to solve the problem of how to ‘try on’ clothes online. And for the online fashion industry, it’s a big problem, too. The inability to see if a garment actually fits before making a purchase, not only...
Metail, The Virtual Fitting Room You've Probably Never Heard Of, Partners With Warehouse, Shop Direct, Following Tesco Trial

After Convincing 5,578 People To Buy His Underwear On Kickstarter, Jake Bronstein Almost Walked Away

www.businessinsider.com
When Jake Bronstein posted his first Kickstarter campaign, he wasn't expecting much. He set up a $30,000 goal on the crowdfunding site. He just wanted to test the waters and see if his idea for a made-in-America underwear company had any legs. It did. After 30 days, Bronstein's concept, Flint...
After Convincing 5,578 People To Buy His Underwear On Kickstarter, Jake Bronstein Almost Walked Away

Moda Operandi Lets You Buy Fashion Week Looks, Now

techcrunch.com
Editor’s Note: Event Partnerships Manager Leslie Hitchcock is a non-editorial TechCrunch employee. In addition to working at TechCrunch and being super fashionable, she reviews startups and tech products occasionally on her personal blog, Leslie Just Joined. Have you ever been at a New York Fashion Week runway show and been irritated that you...
Moda Operandi Lets You Buy Fashion Week Looks, Now

Appeals court likely to give German iCloud users push email back on 24th, lift Google's injunction

www.fosspatents.com
Due to an injunction Google's Motorola Mobility won against Apple over a dubious patent in Germany in February 2012 and started to enforce that same month, Apple was forced to deactivate push notifications for users accessing the iCloud (or its predecessor, MobileMe) from Germany. This relates primarily to push email but...
Appeals court likely to give German iCloud users push email back on 24th, lift Google's injunction

The Best Patent Rejection You'll Ever See (Featuring Borat)

www.theatlantic.com
It is not often that United States Patent and Trademark Office makes a funny. The understaffed and oft-maligned agency is tasked with helping inventors capture the value that they create while stopping copycats and other parasites from patenting things that already exist. They are not know for a sense of...
The Best Patent Rejection You'll Ever See (Featuring Borat)

Virtusize Brings Its Virtual Fitting Solution To The UK, Signs Deal With Fashion Retailer ASOS

techcrunch.com
There are an abundance of startups trying to solve the problem of how to “try on” clothes online, with a range of different approaches and technology — a competition we’ve previously likened to a space race where nobody has yet landed on the moon. Today, Virtusize launches its virtual fitting...
Virtusize Brings Its Virtual Fitting Solution To The UK, Signs Deal With Fashion Retailer ASOS

Neiman Marcus settles 'faux' fur case

www.washingtonpost.com
Neiman Marcus and two other retailers agreed to settle federal charges on Tuesday that they had mislabeled fur products on clothing -- in some cases selling garments with fur while advertising them as synthetic alternatives that some shoppers consider more humane. Read full article >>...
Neiman Marcus settles 'faux' fur case
Zugara's virtual dressing rooms take the X factor out of online shopping

Fan of The Next Web? Visit our new store and grab our goodies

thenextweb.com
“I bet you want the goodies, bet you thought about it, got you all hot and bothered, mad ’cause I talk around it, looking for the goodies, keep on lookin’ cuz they stay in the jar. Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh.”  When ‘crunk&B’ star Ciara sang those lines back in 2004...
Fan of The Next Web? Visit our new store and grab our goodies

Duck, Duck, Acquisition: Wittlebee Taps Kids Clothing Company Cottonseed

pandodaily.com
If there’s two things LA’s known for it’s fast fashion and subscription ecommerce. It was little surprise then when Science Inc. technology studio startup Wittlebee launched earlier this year to deliver kids basics on monthly repeat. Five months after closing its $2.5 million Series A financing, the startup founded by...
Duck, Duck, Acquisition: Wittlebee Taps Kids Clothing Company Cottonseed

The Disgusting Truth About How Often American Women Actually Wash Their Bras

www.businessinsider.com
Michelle Lam is the CEO of True&Co., an online-only lingerie company. She believes that many women are wearing bras that are the wrong size and that they don't get the right sizes because they hate the embarrassing experience of shopping at a store. True&Co.'s solution to this is an online...
The Disgusting Truth About How Often American Women Actually Wash Their Bras

Fashion Stake Crowdsources Haute Couture

www.readwriteweb.com
A new startup is looking to apply crowdsourcing to the fashion industry. Fashion Stake, whose website will open to the general public in several weeks, will allow the fashion-conscious to directly invest in designers. Its motto is, "Democratize Fashion" - a tall order. The site, led by Harvard Business School...
Fashion Stake Crowdsources Haute Couture

Gadgetwise Blog: Check Out What's Under the Hoodie

gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com
HoodieBuddie, which makes garments with in-ear headphones, revealed its new collection of lightweight hoodies, varsity jackets, flannels, raincoats and other styles.    ...
Gadgetwise Blog: Check Out What's Under the Hoodie

Its demise imminent, Zune finds spiritual longevity in Office 15′s design

thenextweb.com
I’ve intended to write a post on the topic of Zune’s impact on the Metro design aesthetic for some time, but it took musings from Paul Thurrott to jog me into action. He has an excellent post up, comparing elements of Zune’s desktop client to Office 15′s design. Once stacked...
Its demise imminent, Zune finds spiritual longevity in Office 15′s design
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?