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FashNerd: Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

The Fashion Tech Breakdown, This Is Where We At (Part 1)  #WearableTech #InternetOfThings

  • Doug Hagedorn, CEO of Tactalis describes two different kinds of smart fabrics: passive and active .
  • Project Jacquard: The next wave of wearable moves technology beyond accessories to clothing we wear
  • Smart fabrics are textiles with embedded electronics that bring computing power even further from our devices into everyday items.
  • With smart fabrics, we have even more potential to cause harm by distracting people from their lives, or to bring even better by using powerful technology to enhance our real-life experiences.
  • As I spoke with people who design with smart fabrics and similar technology, a common theme emerged: smart fabrics aren’t quite there for mass market applications.

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@WearableGuru: “The Fashion Tech Breakdown, This Is Where We At (Part 1) #WearableTech #InternetOfThings”


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FashNerd: Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!