Code is finally making its way into the hands of younger makers, and with this trend we are seeing more and more learn-to-code tools arrive on the market and in toy stores. But amidst all these code blocks and modular robots, one startup is focusing on coding for girls, and they are getting it right: [...]
WiseWear's socialite collection is the only truly discreet safety wearable on the market. Geared towards professional women, this wearable looks like a piece of jewelry but can keep your loved ones informed in critical moments with its unique distress signal feature. Here's my review of Calder from the WiseWear Socialite Collection.
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.
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 over 800 attendees and 20 exhibitors, as well as a lineup of fireside chats featuring [...]
We've seen them before in concept -cylindrical smartphones, foldable screens, and bendable devices - but they may be closer to reality than you realize. FlexEnable has developed technology that allows screens and active displays to bend without breaking. FlexEnable is pushing the boundaries and enabling low-cost, ultra-thin, ultra-lightweight and shatterproof electronic displays. The Verge reported on FlexEnable's demo [...]