Wearable Tech, as an industry, has been smouldering below the surface for over a decade. Now however, it has erupted into the mainstream.
The demand is there and the investment funding is lurking there [somewhere] but this industry is chaotic. The razor-brained boffins are doing their job inventing, developing and producing products, which fill hundreds of niches. Thereby, the gadget freaks are well catered for. But what about the big market? That is: Creating wearable technologies that people actually want to wear?
Using recent and new technologies, eye-watering opportunities are open to smart textiles. How can we capture the zeitgeist and accelerate innovation?
Smart textile case studies, the current wearables craze and future visions will be presented with a focus on feeling/experience and design execution.