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Brand Case Studies: How Vinaya made wearable tech emotional

Vinaya is one-part design studio and one-part research lab, a brand cleverly positioned at the juncture between human experience and technology, interested in finding new ways to unite the two in a less absent-minded future. Kate Unsworth,...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Technology

Tech Tats: Meet the new biowearables

Body art for aesthetic appeal is a thing of the past. Say hello to the new Tech Tats; temporary tattoos that tell you your temperature, gives you statistics related to your health and prevent you from getting sick by warning you about serious health...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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News

On the near future of wearables

The current state of wearables is segmented, run (Nike+ Fuelband, Fitbit Force), sleep (Jawbone Up), watches (pebble, Samsung Galaxy Gear, Sony SmartWatch, metawatch)…, some of them like pebble offer a great amount of customisation, yet it...

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Inspiration

Meet Claire Barrow: the latest pioneer of wearable tech

Claire Barrow is a DIY designer and luxe leather specialist. She’s made the likes of FKA Twigs stand out in her jackets, and uses unique, folkloric inspired illustrations to decorate her materials. She’s something of a design It Girl with...

Posted by: Jade French
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Technology

London's first Food Tech Hackathon with Jamie Oliver

Hackathons traditionally conjure up images of (male) tech brains surrounded by empty pizza boxes, beer cans, caffeine and questionable personal hygiene choices. But last weekend, London’s first ever Food Tech Hackathon blew the cobwebs out of this...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Technology

The Internet of Food: How tech will shape our food futures

Say hello to the 'internet of food’. A new buzz term used to describe the interconnectedness of physical objects that collect and exchange data about food preparation, consumption and exercise. Millennials believe that technology should play...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Technology

The Week in Tech

Nintendo shoot down Android rumours Whilst all of gadget land might well be salivating at the prospect of today's impending WWDC Apple keynote speech (check back tomorrow for my thoughts on that), it is the Californian tech giants primary rival in...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Week in Tech

Final Oculus Rift Designs confirmed The Oculus Rift is almost ready to meet its public, with the much hyped virtual reality headset due to hit shelves next year. The final design for the set was recently unveiled, and whilst it hasn't altered...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Top Stories from the Wearable Technology Show 2017

Nimb ring doubles as a panic alarm The Nimb Ring hides a panic button that sends an alert to friends and emergency services if the wearer is in trouble. The button is concealed in the underside of the ring, which otherwise resembles a normal piece...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Technology

Tech Tats: Biowearables v2

It’s only eight months since our original Tech Tats article, which introduced you to the new wave of biowearables taking the tech world by storm. But the fast-paced environment surrounding the biowearable tech strain is such that it already...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Hitman recreated IRL and controlled by The Chuckle Brothers The Chuckle Brothers play real-life Hitman IO Interactive's popular Hitman franchise was adapted into a big budget real-life interactive experience this week by production company Realm...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Atlas is the adorable and terrifying faceless face of the future Atlas – The Next Generation Robotics company Boston Dynamics has developed a new version of its humanoid robot; “Atlas,” which can walk in snow, pick up heavy objects and even...

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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

B29 and the Royal James Bond garage Ever wanted to be James Bond, only without the espionage, fist fights and gun play? Well then you better either be a very handsome, established british actor (or actress?) in their late 30's, or be a member of the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Apple News of the Week Apple’s design team is reportedly planning to ditch pens and sketchbooks in favour of the iPad and the recently released Apple Pencil according to the company’s chief design officer Sir Jony Ive. The Apple Pencil...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Adidas and the 3D printed shoe 3D printing has taken off in a way many (myself included) never really expected, and the latest major brand to get on board with the technology is sportswear heavyweights Adidas, who have developed a concept for a 3D...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Week in Tech

Visa Europe imagine the future of wearable payments Visa Europe has been working with industrial design students from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design to develop concepts for new wearable payment devices. They were tasked with...

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Technology

The Week in Tech

Amazon is going underground Many of you might have been surprised this last week by a sneaky new app Amazon stealthily dropped onto Android devices (I know I was). What made this particular app so surprising, however, is that you couldn’t download...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Week in Tech

This man grew an ear on his arm An Australian performance artist who simply goes by the name “Stelarc” (like “Madonna” or “Adele,” but with zero mainstream appeal) has grown an artificial ear on his arm. He...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Chiaro reboots the Pelvic Floor exerciser in a sleek new wearable

Pelvic floor/kegel exercises have had known benefits for women for decades, especially post-child birth, for strengthening bladder muscles, reducing the risk of pelvic prolapse and improving sex. It’s the same core strength promise of popular...

Posted by: Chiaro Technology Ltd
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Technology

The Week in Tech

Amazon and the million dollar robot How to ride Kuratas Amazon Japan is now in the robotics business, with the gigantic robotic mech suit known as the “Kuratas,” recently uploaded to the company's technology section. Costing a svelte $1...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Vype launches new vaping tech at the top of the Gherkin

British American Tobacco (BAT)’s e-cigarette brand Vype unveiled two new products at a launch event held at the top of London's Gherkin building last night. The Vype iSwitch and Vype iSwitch Maxx devices are aimed at smokers who are yet to...

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Advertising

All the ads of Super Bowl 53: The tech

Tech companies relished the chance to get in on the Super Bowl action once again this year with serial advertisers and first timers entering the fray in 2019. Here are the best ads involving telcos, TV streamers, music companies and more to air on...

Posted by: Industry Updates
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Events

Tech trends from CES 2019

Over a five-day period, I attended one of the largest consumer electronics conferences in the world, CES, to dive into the new tech and innovations that will be changing the advertising landscape in the foreseeable future. If we don't keep up, we'll...

Posted by: Kevin Forister
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Features

How tech influences the way we view conflict

November 11 2018 marked the 100th Armistice Day since the end of World War I (WWI). It struck me how - despite all being tragic - most wars and conflicts have quite a different ‘feel’ in the public psyche. I think a significant part of...

Posted by: Rob Pratt
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Technology

The Year in Tech 2017

Amazon's Giant Flying Drone Warehouses (January) In a story that gained a fair amount of traction on social media over the 2016 festive period for obvious reasons, Amazon filed a patent for gigantic flying warehouses back in January that could house...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns

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