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SF Design Week 2013: Wearable Tech Talks at AppleSF

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WEARABLE TECH STARTUPS To Discuss Design at the Convergence of Fashion and Technology for two nights on June 25 and 26, 2013 at the Union Square Apple Store.  Presented by SFFAMA INCFASHION+TECH Network and Wearable Tech Conference for AIGA San Francisco’s Design Week 2013. Free Event

Described as “The New Wild West” and “The Next Big Thing” for the fashion, design and technology industries, Wearable Technology is set to break all previous records for new technology product cycles, even outpacing the advent of smart phones and tablets, according to the latest technology trends report from Silicon Valley’s KPCB.  Designing at the convergence of fashion, design and technology presents unique challenges and possibilities, and a unique opportunity for San Francisco. Meet the pioneering San Francisco designers on the vanguard of Wearable Tech and their inspiring designs for the future.

Presented by SFFAMA INCFASHION+TECH Network and Wearable Tech Conference for AIGA San Francisco’s Design Week 2013. Free Event

Mobile Commerce: Legal, Business and Technology Issues on Mobile Payments

Mobile payments are the epicenter of commerce. The merger of the social, mobile, and payment industries has created incredible business growth opportunities for start- ups, social media, banks, retailers, payment networks, and other companies. While mobile payments attract significant business opportunities, companies need to be mindful of legal, business, and technology issues facing the mobile world today.

The distinguished group of guest speakers:

  • Joanne McNabb, Director of Privacy Education and Policy, California Attorney General
  • Tom Brown, the Antitrust and Competition and the Global Banking and Payment Systems practices at Paul Hastings LLP
  • Richard Tilghman, Senior Director, Head of Global Interaction Design at PayPal

See event details at: Fashion+TechSF Meetup.

Arden Reed Tailor Truck w/ 3D Body Scanner Arrives in SF

The Arden Reed team is thrilled to have their launch event in beautiful San Francisco.  Come meet the Arden Reed team, check out their Tailor Truck with 3D Body Scanner, & network with guests who are passionate about fashion and technology. Airbrite will also showcase Celery, a new mobile payment software. Hosted by San Francisco Fashion And Merchants Alliance, Inc. [SFFAMA] and Fashion Tech Network. RSVP Here.

#WearTechCon Launch [Recaps]

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#WearTechCon‘s launch event was an evening that engaged wearable tech startups, creators, inventors, entrepreneurs and industrial designers in the fashion/tech industry at Twitter/Runway SF. The launch featured wearable startups including: Epiphany Eyewear, Trego, Alphyn Industries, Erogear, Future Tech Ware and more. Find out more about #WearTechCon Meetup group for wearable tech professionals, industrial designers, R&D groups, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts to engage in the fashion/tech field through product presentations and workshops. Product engineers/designers, 3D printing professionals, researchers, gamers, crafters, tinkerers, inventors, gadget creators and/or tech artists engaged with mixed prototyping to converge fashion & technology who add digital dimension to their works by fusing advanced materials such as etextiles, wearable computers, circuitries, ambient intelligence, etc. and clothing technology for practical applications of augmented reality, bio-mimicry, performance enhancements, etc. and the development of future directions for fashion design and industry. Check out #WearTechCon‘s Instagram recaps via: Statigram.

WearTechCon to Launch with a Demo Night at Twitter/Runway

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Wearable Tech: New Products, Demos and Apps [WearTechCon]. An evening to engage with wearable tech startups, creators,
inventors, entrepreneurs and industrial designers in the fashion/tech industry at Twitter/Runway on May 03, 2013.
Featuring: Agota Hodi, Alphyn Industries, Annamarta Dostourian, Biagio Scarpello, Body Media, Emoki, Esteban Salazar,
Fashion Bloggers Connect, Fiverun, Future Tech Wear, Hackafore, Murat Ozcan, Holy Stitch, Qoture, Metal Weave Designs,
Ocean Fashion Limited, Rodrigo Trujillo, Scotty Gorham, Sensoree, Sonas Denim, The Rear Pocket, Trego, VSXNSTA…

With Fashion+TechSF, Fashion Tech Accelerator & SFFAMA as community partners and StudioBooth321 as the media sponsor.

WearTechCon group is for wearable tech professionals, industrial designers, R&D groups, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts to engage in the fashion/tech field through product presentations and workshops. Product engineers/designers, 3D printing professionals, researchers, gamers, crafters, tinkerers, inventors, gadget creators and/or tech artists engaged with mixed prototyping to converge fashion & technology who add digital dimension to their works by fusing advanced materials such as etextiles, wearable computers, robotics, circuitries, ambient intelligence, etc. and clothing technology for practical applications of augmented reality, bio-mimicry, performance enhancements, etc. and the development of future directions for fashion design and industry.