Wearable technology has nearly taken over the sports apparel and accessories field, but when it comes to high fashion, embedded tech is still quite rare. So when pop singer Nicole Scherzinger donned a dress connected to a live Twitter stream the outfit got more than a little bit of attention.
Although we'd never encourage overindulging in the drinking of fine spirits, it is curious that more tech hasn't been devised to help out the hardcore partiers among us. Now, one designer has come up with a solution that could help the inebriated get home via shoe-based GPS.
So far the only look at Google Glass most of us have had is through the company's Google+ page, and via the Google I/O conference. But Google took a giant step toward mainstreaming the device this weekend by allowing it to become a part of New York Fashion Week.
There are a number of Bluetooth watches floating around out there, but not many can be worn by a fashion-conscious fellow. Granted, fashion is a fairly subjective thing, but take a look at the watch liked prior. Not cutting it at a business meeting.
Wearable technology for things like tracking your exercise progress or monitoring your location have led the way in the category, but a new project delves more into the personal expression side of things.
Wearable technology is an integral part of space missions and even an increasing number of sporting events, but one area where the innovation is still in its early stages is in music performances. Enter the MIDI Jacket, an attempt to marry electronic music performances with fashion.
It's great to be on the cutting edge of fashion, right? Would you change your mind if the cutting edge meant you'd be wearing a dress or a shirt made from the same bacteria that helps ferment your favorite beer or wine? Quite possibly you'll be both repulsed and fascinated by this all-organic, fermented fabric.
As Brazil continues its gradual move from Google's Orkut to Facebook, the country's love affair with the leading social network has given rise to all manner of interesting local tie-ins. The latest is fashion-oriented and offers a new vision of using social media to shop.
In the annals of geek culture, icons like Mark Zuckerberg and even Steve Jobs have illustrated the power and allure of the flip-flop as slacker staple. Now that symbol of long nights of cramming and coding gets a cleverly tech-infused update.
Perhaps the most useful wearable tech we'll ever have is something that can actually improve our bodies. Now one Swedish inventor has done just that for those with nerve disorders.