NuMetrex Racer Tank for the action girl

You asked for it and now it’s here! This is the tag line on NuMetrex™ Website announcing the availability of the women version in their Heart rate sensing apparel collection. The NuMetrex™ Heart Sensing Racer Tank features a shelf bra with special sensing fibers knit directly into the fabric to pick up your heart rate….

Angel Chang – Queen of Wearable Electronic Fashion

Angel Chang is a innovative Fashion Designer who blends technology and fashion in the most advanced and beautiful way we have seen so far. The way she thinks about fashion and technology is remarkable, head over to the write up we have posted back in January or to her site. Hussein Cahalayan is doing a…

Avantex wrap-up, Wearable Electronics is BIG

Never before have been so many experts and companies in the field of Wearable Electronic, e-textiles or Intelligent clothing (to give it a name) together on one place to share information about research activities, show the latest and finest design concepts and products – yes, real world products and not just ideas ‘to-be-realized’. Not to…

Eleksen introduces FM Radio with textile controls

Avantex started off today and Eleksen, the world’s leading provider of touch-sensitive smart fabrics for consumer electronics in apparel and accessories, announced a new product: a module for FM radio. This new module essentially is a stand-alone FM radio but has also the availability to work with the widely available FM transmitter accessories out there…

The greatest, most innovative Fathers Day gifts

Show your appreciation to your Dad by surprising him coming Fathers Day with one of the innovative Wearable Electronic products. Everyone is mainstream but you are different, you are ‘in the know’ what’s becoming the next big trend because you read talk2myShirt. We have compiled a list of very attractive products for every budget that…

Urban Tool grooveRider T-Shirt now available in the US

Finally: URBAN TOOL announces North American availability of their latest product, the grooveRider T-Shirt. The ‘official’ introduction will be at SGMA Spring Market 2007 in Las Vegas which runs from June 11-13. The URBAN TOOL grooveRider is a lightweight, moisture wicking T-shirt that integrates Apple iPods with a smart fabric interface. The shirt also offers…

New range of iPod business suits from Bagir

Good news for the music and iPod loving business men. According to a business news report on Forbes.com which is based on information from AFX News Limited, Marks & Spencer will sell a new range of Bagir‘s iPod suits for men. MusicStyle™ as Bagir named their iPod enabled suit released last year, comes complete with…

e-textile kit – DIY Wearable Electronic with Leah Buechley

Talking about Do-It-Yourself in Wearable Electronics means talking about the work of Leah Buechley. She is the Master of e-textiles and created over the last few years a exiting range of ideas, designs and DIY instructions for e-textiles. Leah introduced a construction kit for electronic textiles in spring 2006. A set of stitchable controllers, sensors…

Solar powered Fashion accessories

We Will Become Silhouettes is a collection of fashion accesories from Elena Corchero that explore delicate ways of incorporating organic solar cells into textiles in which technology meets tradition. Flexible solar cells become precious stones and jewels in her current project, a touching collection of delicate embroideries and lace inspired by endangered species. The pieces…

China Coin’s 12 control functions

A few days ago we posted about Fitright’s China Coin and mentioned 12 functions are supported to control the iPod. Up to now we talked about 5 functions that are used in most of the iPod compatible Clothing and Bags. Many of our readers asked us what other functions are supported by the China Coin….

Soft touch for your home

Because Wearable Electronic is mainly about merging textiles with electronic and because textiles are the most common material we human beings are in contact with every day in many different forms and situations. Therefore, it is no wonder that sooner or later other products that are not on our bodies but made of textiles, using…

DIY Wearable Electronic – Textile Switch

Whatever electrical function we want to integrate in our clothing, it has to have at least one switch, to switch this function on and off. To make an electrical textile switch is easier than you might think, especially by following the instructions worked out by Leah Buechley. Based on the idea and DIY instruction from…

Textile Electronic – the Soft Circuit Board

Starting our DIY Wearable Electronic series, we introduce you first to another outstanding expert and promoter of Textile Electronic, Mouna Andraos. Mouna created, based on inspirations from Leah Buechley, a platform for everyone to learn from her technique to combine electronic and textiles. Her work is presented on electroniccraft.org from where we have taken the…