by Johanna Mischke

May 5, 2012

A Review of Wearable Futures: Inclusive Design Conference

Jane McCann based at the University of Wales and one of our wonderful speakers at the WTconference in Munich earlier this year, concludes her involvement with the ‘Wearable Futures: Inclusive Design’ conference series. She has been associated with leading design research in sportswear and wearables for several years focusing primarily on collaborative research in the […]

by Johanna Mischke

April 5, 2012

M2M Challenge 2012 – Revolutionising the machine-to-machine business

Machine-to-machine (m2m) communication can improve Wearable Technologies and make them even smarter. Are you fully aware of that because you are currently working on integrating wearables into a whole ecosystem or are you involved in another innovative m2m project? If so, join the M2M Challenge ・an international innovation competition looking for the smartest and most […]

by Johanna Mischke

October 10, 2011

Varta – power for Wearable Technologies

In honor of VARTA receiving the Innovation of the Year award for its CoinPower lithium ion cell, we took the opportunity to conduct a short interview with Herbert Schein, CEO of VARTA Microbattery GmbH. Wearable Technologies (WT): In September, Varta’s CoinPower was voted Innovation of the Year 2011. What is special about this small sized […]

by Johanna Mischke

September 5, 2011

WT meets Bluetooth at the Bluetooth Technology Conference

Bluetooth Technology and WT already go together perfectly well, and that relationship will be even better soon! With the new Bluetooth low energy technology, developed for extremely low-power data transmission within a short range, the abundance of opportunities for wearable wireless devices is becoming larger and larger. In particular within the context of Body Area […]