WEAR Sustain Sheltersuit Project

WEAR Sustain Sheltersuit Project

I was approached recently by Jurrie Barkel and Bas Timmer from Dutch start-up Sheltersuit to act as a mentor for their successful WEAR Sustain (Horizon2020) funded project. The Sheltersuit Foundation is a Purpose driven business based in Eschende in the far east of...
What are the trends for Wearable Tech?

What are the trends for Wearable Tech?

Hopes were high for a wearable tech boom in 2016. The burgeoning market was poised to capitalise on the widespread adoption of ever smarter smartphones. However, at the end of 2016, some of the industry players who had been at the forefront of both brand and device...
Wearables 2.0 – The End Of The Beginning

Wearables 2.0 – The End Of The Beginning

The world is embarking on an IoT revolution that is already reshaping the future. With the dawn of Wearables 2.0, what does the future hold? It will change forever the interaction between people, technology and the wider environment. It will ultimately cause us to...
Geolocation – Wear are we?!

Geolocation – Wear are we?!

Image source: myorpheo.com Geolocation is a constantly improving technology with a myriad of potential uses. By utilizing combinations of common mobile device technologies like GPS, RFID, Wi-Fi positioning, NFC, Bluetooth beacons, and MEMS sensors, it is possible to...
In-Ear Wearable Innovations

In-Ear Wearable Innovations

From the Bragi Dash wireless pods to the smart earrings from Ear-o-Smart, wearable tech is taking on a new area of the body— the ear. Instead of smartwatches and fitness bands, some clever makers are discovering how to track activity, calories burned, heart rate, and...
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