Kids Code with Jewelbots, the Programmable Friendship Bracelet

Kids Code with Jewelbots, the Programmable Friendship Bracelet

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 Socialite Review: The Discreet Safety Wearable for Women

WiseWear Socialite Review: The Discreet Safety Wearable for Women

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.

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

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.

DuoSkin: Temporary Tech Tattoos Create a Wearable User Interface

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.

Meditation with Muse, the Mind-Sensing Headband

Meditation with Muse, the Mind-Sensing Headband

I had the chance to demo Muse, a wearable mind-sensing device that uses your brain waves to help you meditate. Here's how this wearable is helping users treat everything from stress to PTSD.

We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration

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 over 800 attendees and 20 exhibitors, as well as a lineup of fireside chats featuring [...]

Flexible Electronics Are Here Today

Flexible Electronics Are Here Today

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 [...]