High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview

Anouk Wipprecht is not your average fashion designer. Her pieces go beyond fabric and stitches, and into the realm of exoskeletal 3D printing and microcontrollers, bringing garment and wearer together into a united cyborgian being. In this 360 video interview, I sit down with Anouk to discuss her path to becoming a world-famous robotic fashion designer, her opinions on open source, and her latest project: a connected unicorn horn for children with autism. Continue reading High Tech Meets High Fashion with Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearable Robots – 360 Video Interview

DuoSkin: Temporary Tech Tattoos Create a Wearable User Interface

Remember last year when flash tattoos were a thing and all the hippie festival bloggers were wearing gold and silver temporary tattoos? Researchers at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research took these tattoos to the next level by making them interactive. Continue reading DuoSkin: Temporary Tech Tattoos Create a Wearable User Interface

We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration

When someone says they’re going to a wearables meetup, you probably picture a dozen or so people sitting around a table comparing fitness bands, right? Well that’s not how we do it in Toronto! Last week’s We Are Wearables meetup boasted … Continue reading We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration

Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse

Soundbrenner Pulse is the world’s first wearable metronome, designed to help musicians keep time through haptic feedback that lets you literally feel the music. Its powerful companion app allows you to synchronize your Pulse with other musicians so you’re all playing … Continue reading Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse