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Fashion meets technology at #WWTO this week

Fashion meets technology at #WWTO this week
“If wearable tech is going to succeed, it needs to be worn,” says We Are Wearables Founder and BetaKit senior editor Tom Emrich. The ‘wearability’ of wearable tech is the main focus of this month’s We Are Wearables Toronto, lovingly called #WWTO, which has partnered up with Best Buy Canada for a fashion tech event. The event, which takes place at MaRS Discovery District Centre on Wednesday evening, will explore smart textiles, connected accessories, and the increasing influence of fashion on technology and vice versa. “If wearable tech is going to succeed, it needs to be worn.” – Tom Emrich, WWTO Among the companies participating at the event are Fossil, Garmin, Muse, Sensoria and Toronto’s Myant, a world-renowned innovation hub for designing, developing, and producing connected textile-based products, which recently produced a fashion show featuring its connected clothing at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week. BetaKit is a proud media sponsor of We Are Wearables Toronto

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X London fashion week: why technology is in fashion | Media Network At London fashion week the multibillion dollar worlds of tech and fashion are colliding like never before. For many, the launch of Apple’s new watch, announced this week with impeccable timing to coincide with the global fashion weeks, will mark an important turning point for fashion tech, a new sector with huge potential for growth. While Apple’s entry into the market is almost guaranteed to boost the industry’s profile, in reality the fashion industry has been driving fashion tech for years. Fashion tech is much more than just tech inside a timepiece, and nowhere is this more apparent than in London. In 2010, London Fashion Week was the first in the world to grant access to the masses by live streaming the runways. What had previously been exclusive and elite became accessible to everyone, all because of technology. Now, everyone has their smartphone camera primed, ready to make their contribution to the zeitgeist. The next generation of high tech fashionistas are already emerging.

’70 Years of Pakistan’ conference to be held on Tuesday in Islamabad – CPECBULLETIN Senate’s Defense Committee is hosting a conference with regard to Pakistan’s 70th independence anniversary. Titled ’70 years of Pakistan’, the conference will be held on Tuesday (September 26). The objective of the conference will be to look back at the progress made by Pakistan over the past 70 years and identify the challenges in the times to come in various areas such as economy, politics, culture and environment. The chief guest of the conference will be Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani. Prof Dushka Saiyid will chair the conference and the main speakers include Dr Akmal Hussain, Dr Zeba Sathar, Rina Saeed Khan , and Naeem Tahir. In addition, Senate Defense Committee Chairman Mushahid Hussain Sayed will speak about the significance of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for Pakistan as a game changer. According to the conference’s organizers:

London Technology Week 2016 showcases British fashion technology This year's launch event of London Technology Week, Europe's largest festival of technology, is set to bring together some of the UK's leading fashion technology designers this week. London based fashion designer Brooke Roberts has been commissioned by London & Partners, the Mayor of London's promotional company, to curate the exhibition which is being displayed at the launch of the London Technology Week 2016. The installation includes a 3D printed wearable garment designed by Modeclix, the holographic intelligent mannequin from Headworks and a behind the scenes look at London Fashion Week using 360 degree video and content curated by creative communications agency Village. On display Among the fashion technologies exhibited at the event is Bruise Suit, developed by London's Royal College of Art, is an injury detection suit for disabled athletes with loss of sensation, enabling them to see injuries right when they happen. UK’s fashion technology sector Creative hub of technology revolution

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast. However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied. If you don't have iron willpower, then hunger will cause you to give up on these plans quickly. The plan outlined here will: Reduce your appetite significantly.Make you lose weight quickly, without hunger.Improve your metabolic health at the same time. Here is a simple 3-step plan to lose weight fast. The most important part is to cut back on sugars and starches (carbs). When you do that, your hunger levels go down and you end up eating much fewer calories (). Now instead of burning carbs for energy, your body starts feeding off of stored fat. Another benefit of cutting carbs is that it lowers insulin levels, causing your kidneys to shed excess sodium and water out of your body. It is not uncommon to lose up to 10 pounds (sometimes more) in the first week of eating this way, both body fat and water weight. Share on Pinterest Put simply, cutting carbs puts fat loss on autopilot. Fat Sources

Google Glass aims for high fashion with DVF collection Two months after Google Glass announced a deal with eyewear brands Ray-Ban and Oakley, it's made another foray into the fashion world with a exclusive Net-a-Porter collection designed by Diane von Furstenberg. "I'm old enough to have danced at Studio 54 and young enough not to have missed the digital revolution," the 68-year-old designer said in an Elle interview as she announced the collection, which includes five new frames and eight new shades. This marks the first time a third-party retailer (in this case, Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter) has been licensed to sell Glass, which was previously only available from Google. The collection drops on 23 June and you can expect to shell out in the region of $1,620 to $1,725 for sunglasses and prescription lenses respectively. Von Furstenberg is something of a Google cheerleader in the fashion world. Will this finally make Glass fashionable? Want to know what Diane von Furstenberg's world looks like with Glass?

Top 10 Future Technologies that will change the World – Find Latest Facts, News & Updates We have seen great leaps in digital technology in past the past five decades. Smart phones, cloud computing, multi-touch tablets, these are all inventions that revolutionized how we work and live. But, believe it or not, we are just getting started. Technology will become even better. Later on, we can live like how people in science fiction movies did. Today’s article is about 10 forthcoming, real-life products which will be set to revolutionize the world as we understand it. 1. Argumented Reality has already become our own life in the forms of simulated experiment and schooling app, but Google is taking it several steps higher with Google Glass. It is truly what we predicted vision, and it is absolutely possible given the fact that the Google’s co-founder, Sergey Brin has demo ‘ed the glass with skydivers and creatives. 2. Just as the term suggests, 3D printing is the tech that could forge your digital design into a solid real-life item. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this:

Luxury brands tap into social media to reach Chinese customer Luxury brands have hit some bumps on the road to expanding their sales in China, so many are coming up with new ways to reach their customers, especially younger ones, by opening up more social media accounts. CCTV’s Hu Xiaocen reports. Luxury brands tap into social media to reach Chinese customer Luxury brands tap into social media to reach Chinese customer Luxury brands have hit some bumps on the road to expanding their sales in China, so many are coming up with new ways to reach their customers, especially younger ones, by opening up more social media accounts. If you haven’t noticed, an increasing number of luxury brands are showing up somewhere new these days, especially with accounts on new media. Zhu said the way luxury brands are marketing has changed in recent years. Some of the brands even include an online shop in their social media accounts. “I value the quality and service of luxury brands so if I want to buy something, I will go to offline stores. Related April 8, 2016

Pakistan, China – Iron brothers – CPECBULLETIN The outgoing Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong has said that the phrase ‘Pakistan is our iron brother’ is getting popular among the youth of China. The phrase truly depicts the Pakistan China friendship which has become a role-model in country to country relationship. He spoke of China’s commitment to establish the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and build a prosperous Asia. ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong has said that Phrase ‘Pakistan is our Iron brother’ is getting popular among the Chinese people, particularly the Youth that is reflective of warm-hearted fast-growing friendship between the two countries. With a sense of jubilation and pride, he said if someone asked from Chinese people who are your best friend World over, they say, it is Pakistan. China considers its friendship with Pakistan even stronger than iron, he said adding that Chinese peoples’ love and affection with Pakistan is passing through generation to generation and stood the test of the time.

15 Examples of How Technology Innovates Fashion It was the great Coco Chanel who once said, “Fashion changes, but style endures.” Well, regardless of your thoughts on the matter, there’s another thing that changes along with fashion. It is technology. With the amount of innovation happening these days, it kind of makes sense to bring the two together. After all, technology opens up so much more possibilities. By combining style and functionality, there have been a few people who have taken fashion to the next level. We can’t say for certain if they’ll actually catch on but these futuristic fashion styles do look pretty awesome. Recommended Reading: 10 Upcoming Technologies That May Change The World CHBL Jammer Coat This coat is designed by an Austrian architecture company, Coop Himmelb(L)au and you can use it to disappear. Rain Palette BB. Karma Chameleon Project What if your energy could be harnessed and used to change the display of a specific fabric? Gaze activated dress This dress knows when you are looking at it. Intimacy 2.0

Latest Pakistan and China News Burberry uses first ever Snapcode to let in-store customers unlock online Snapchat content The Snapcode allows in-store shoppers to scan a barcode using their mobile device to unlock content from Burberry’s new campaign for male fragrance Mr Burberry. Burberry is running the content on Snapchat’s Discover channel, offering access to style and fragrance content, including tailoring and grooming tips. The channel will also feature the full-length director’s cut and behind-the-scenes content from the campaign. READ MORE: Burberry in Snapchat first as it premieres new fashion collection online Launching today (4 April) and directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen, the ad tells the story of a couple madly in love. From 25 April, there will be scent-dispensing posters in Knightsbridge, London, which will spray the fragrance directly onto the user’s wrist when inserted underneath the sensor. Customers are able to personalise their Mr. This is not the first time that the brand has used Snapchat and personalisation to engage consumers. You can’t conquer the world from behind your desk.

Best Action Games for Android - TechnoDuzz We are sure you agree with us when we say that there is absolutely no a more engaging way to spend your leisure time than playing a blood pumping action game. The thrill an adventure game provides is incomparable to nothing. There are numerous best action games out there and many more Android games continue to be released. We attempt to point out some of our best adventure games and hope you get inspired to try these action games out if you haven’t yet. Grand Theft Auto From the PC version, this action game is finally an android game available now On the Google Play Store for only $9.99. Nonstop Knight This is typically the best example of what action games should be about. Alto’s Adventure Need I say more, doesn’t the name says it all? The Pixel Gun 3D The most outstanding feature in this android game is its outstanding controls. Into the Dead If Zombies are your thing then this is your perfect android game. Like this: Like Loading... Related October 25, 2017 In "Tips & Tricks" October 9, 2017