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Sensoria: Fitness Tracking Meets Smart Garments

By Alyson Bender, Contributing Writer | August 11, 2016

The founders of Sensoria Inc. believe that clothing can be the next wave of “ultra-personal computing” and have created a collection of apparel featuring embedded sensors that connect to an app that tracks data such as activity type, heart rate, gait and in-footwear pressure to the user.

Fabrium: Taking the First-Step of Fabric Sourcing Online

Last year, Cubukcu and Topcuoglu began developing Fabrium, an online sourcing site to connect textile mills with designers and manufacturers.

Lucky Brand Reaches Settlement With Laser Company

Lucky Brand Dungarees and RevoLaze have settled a lawsuit filed last year over a laser technology used for distressing blue jeans.

Dreamgirl Parent Company Taps Simparel for Complete Enterprise System

Bell, Calif.–based DG Brands is replacing its existing ERP (enterprise resource planning) system and other business software with an all-in-one solution from Simparel Inc.

YuniquePLM Update Adds New Features, Improved Interface for Greater Collaboration

YuniquePLM, the software solution under the Gerber Technology umbrella, introduced an update to its product lifecycle management solution.

CGS: More Features In BlueCherry PLM

Last month, CGS introduced new features for its BlueCherry PLM product lifecycle management software.

Gerber Launches I-Table for Fabric Spreading

Gerber Technology introduced the I-Table series, an automated spreading and cutting system designed to help increase consistency in a variety of manufacturing environments.

Me-Ality Announces $15 Million Investment, New Directors

The maker of the Me-Ality body-scanning technology announced the completion of an investment of $15 million in equity that was co-led by its largest institutional investor, Northwater Capital Management Inc.

FineLine Introduces ‘As You Like It’ for RFID-Integrated Hangtags

FineLine Introduces ‘As You Like It’ for RFID-Integrated Hangtags

Atlanta-based RFID (radio frequency identification) tag provider FineLine Technologies Inc. has a new quick-turn program, dubbed “As You Like It.”

App Gives Manufacturers an Eye on the Production Floor

Alpharetta, Ga.–based solutions provider Shopfloor Support LLC has launched Shopfloor Eye, a solution that helps manufacturers collect production data and get real-time visibility on the factory floor.

Keeping Up With the Shifting Retail Scene

Keeping Up With the Shifting Retail Scene

Retail is an ever-changing landscape that is expanding to different horizons all the time. But experts have one major piece of advice: Do nothing and you die.

From Real World Wearables to Targeted Messaging, Challenging Assumptions at West L.A. Tech Conference

From Real World Wearables to Targeted Messaging, Challenging Assumptions at West L.A. Tech Conference

Retailers and brands put their heads together at the Fashion Digital Conference, held at the Olympic Collection and Banquet Center in West Los Angeles on May 19 to dig deeper for answers of how to improve their apparel businesses with technology.

Looking for Tools to Bridge the Tech Gap Between Online and Bricks-and-Mortar

Looking for Tools to Bridge the Tech Gap Between Online and Bricks-and-Mortar

The Fashion Digital Conference featured panel discussions, workshops and the opportunity to browse the latest software tools for addressing both the macro and micro trends of selling fashion in a digital age.

Me-Ality to Focus Fashion Tech Biz on Uniform Market

The market for work uniforms is giant, said Tuoc Luong, chief executive officer of fashion technology company Me-Ality, which is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.

3D-Printed Fabric and Washable LED Screens Among the Innovation Awards Winners at Techtextil

New developments in technical textiles and machinery were high- lighted and honored during the recent Techtextil and Texprocess shows in Frankfurt, Germany.

Consolidating Sales Data to Drive Growth for Retailers

Consolidating Sales Data to Drive Growth for Retailers

42 Technologies is a cloud-based tool designed to assist apparel retailers to sort through raw sales data from all vertical channels to help grow revenue.