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If you’re over 18 and have a good level of English you’ll be just fine. Some roles do require German skills however, so check before you apply for a role. Fingernail Displays. Handy Displays at your Fingertips Humans are mostly using their fingers to interact with their environment.

Fingernail Displays

We introduce our vision of Fingernail Displays: tiny displays that are worn on the fingernails. We describe and explore the following application scenarios of fingernail-worn displays: (1) FingerPhone, a standalone device for fast, lightweight interaction that is always at hand; (2) on-finger output on touch displays, which solves occlusion problems and provides in-place information; (3) fingernail displays as in-situ information display to provide additional information and controls on physical objects; (4) interactive, animated nail art that can adjust itself to the context. Finally we sketch the path towards making the vision of fingernail displays become reality. Publication. Studio Nancy Tilbury. Studio Nancy Tilbury is a Fashion Laboratory based in London, UK.

Studio Nancy Tilbury

Our focus is digital and physical intimacy. We strategize, innovate and create fashioned technologies and hybridize science and couture. With backgrounds in fashion design, textile technology and computer science through trans-practice we interrogate future ways of wearing. Via material technologies, machines and tools we establish original means of manufacturing to regenerate methods for fashion creation, as well as question our personal relationship to the body in the 21st century. SXSW Where High-Tech Meets High-Fashion. Wearable Technology designer Jennifer Darmour created this garment to help people improve their technique in Pilates.

SXSW Where High-Tech Meets High-Fashion

Multiple sensors detect positioning and provide feedback to the wearer. Sensoria Home Page. Sensoria Home Page. Smartening up the shoe: How connected footwear will invade your life. The shoe is the original wearable.

Smartening up the shoe: How connected footwear will invade your life

It's the one that has allowed humans to walk on tougher terrain thousands of years ago, helped the Romans conquer Europe and allow elite athletes to run hundreds of miles without turning their feet into bloodied stumps. Pretty much everyone has at least one pair, so it's a no brainer that the shoe will be next accessory to go smart. Essential reading: The rise and fall of the smart shoe So why is the shoe such a big deal? A designer will grow Alexander McQueen’s skin in a lab to use for leather bags and jackets — Quartz. Alexander McQueen, the celebrated fashion designer who committed suicide in 2010, liked to provoke.

A designer will grow Alexander McQueen’s skin in a lab to use for leather bags and jackets — Quartz

His 2001 asylum-themed collection, for example, culminated with a fleshy, nude woman reclining in a glass cube, breathing through tubes connected to a face mask as large live moths fluttered around her. ExoSOLS. The best wearables for real time coaching. We know fitness trackers and sports-focused wearables are great at showering us with all kinds of biometric data, but it's easy to stare at those metrics in the companion app after a workout and wonder how exactly any of it is going to help you make any improvements.

The best wearables for real time coaching

Slowly but surely, a new breed of wearable is emerging that not only promises to make that data more actionable, but also do it on the spot when you're lifting the dumbell or in the middle of sprint training. Essential reading: How to use your fitness tracker to actually get fit Whether you are looking for gaining an extra yard of pace in your running or not sure whether you are getting the most from the home gym sessions, here's our pick of the wearables that offer useful real time coaching. 18 women leading the way in wearable tech and VR in 2016. One of the lovely things about writing about wearable tech and VR founders, execs and creators is that you don't need to look that hard for the women.

18 women leading the way in wearable tech and VR in 2016

Pokemon Go Plus Wearable Selling for Over $100 on Ebay. Share.

Pokemon Go Plus Wearable Selling for Over $100 on Ebay

E3 2016: Pokemon GO Plus Wristband Available for Pre-Order. Share.

E3 2016: Pokemon GO Plus Wristband Available for Pre-Order

The handy little device will cost $35. Human data in real time - Empatica. Studio Nancy Tilbury. New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronic devices. Highly conductive ultrathin film on skin between clips. SAM YOON/KOREA UNIVERSITY An ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nanomaterials researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Korea University. The film – actually a mat of tangled nanofiber, electroplated to form a “self-junctioned copper nano-chicken wire” – is also bendable and stretchable, offering potential applications in roll-up touchscreen displays, wearable electronics, flexible solar cells and electronic skin. The finding is reported in the June 13 issue of Advanced Materials. The Basslet: a wearable subwoofer for your body by Lofelt. Vi. The First True Artificial Intelligence Personal Trainer by LifeBEAM.

About this project Risks and challenges Risks and challenges Luckily, we have a proven track record of delivering high-quality products to some of the most demanding clients in the world-- like NASA, the Air force and iconic consumer brands. We have years of figuring this stuff out behind us. We have been working on Vi for over 18 months and developed key parts-- like the industrial design, AI design, and software-- with a team of dedicated experts. The main challenges we see from here are: Product endurance in all usage environments Our AI runs a complex operating system which requires powerful processing capabilities, multiple data inputs, and smart power management. Smart shoe – Product Presentation – Digitsole.