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Welcome to The IoClothes Podcast where we talk about Fusing Tech and Textiles™. The Internet of Things is taking the world by storm. Whether it be the way we share information, communicate or interact with our environments, the world is changing. The textile world is no exception.

Welcome to The IoClothes Podcast where we talk about Fusing Tech and Textiles™. The Internet of Things is taking the world by storm. Whether it be the way we share information, communicate or interact with our environments, the world is changing. The textile world is no exception.
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Welcome to The IoClothes Podcast where we talk about Fusing Tech and Textiles™. The Internet of Things is taking the world by storm. Whether it be the way we share information, communicate or interact with our environments, the world is changing. The textile world is no exception.

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@Io_Clothes

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English

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Episodes

#025: "Who Said We Had to Go to Mars?", Featured Presentation at the 2018 Southern Textile Association Summer Marketing Forum by Ben Cooper

8/28/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we’ll be sharing a featured presentation Ben Cooper recently gave at the 2018 Southern Textile Association Summer Marketing Forum in Belmont, North Carolina. The title of my talk, “Who Said We Had to Go to Mars?”. During the presentation, we discuss a common perception that innovation has to be grand and audacious. In some instances, that is certainly the case but the reality is that it sits on a spectrum. The false narrative that innovation needs...

Duration:00:31:17

#024: There’s More Than Meets the Eye When Navigating the Legal Arena of IoT and Smart Textiles with Gerry Elman, Elman Technology Law - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here!

8/22/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Gerry Elman, Principal of Elman Technology Law. When we’re building product, some time the legal strategy can seem like an after-thought. It shouldn’t be. It’s as integral as the product or systems you’re building themselves! We discuss with Gerry some of the considerations to be made as we navigate the legal mine field. He also shares an important ruling made by the US Supreme Court (Alice Corporation vs CLS Bank International) on...

Duration:00:25:05

#023: Effective Problem-Solving to a Smart Clothes Future with Gaston MacMillan - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

8/8/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Gaston MacMillan, one of the industries go-to experts in the world of advanced apparel development. Gaston has seen and done a lot in the world of apparel and body-worn technology. From his early days at Mountain Hardware working on heat garments to advanced apparel development at The North Face to product development for Fitbit to cutting-edge fitness attire with Athos, he’s got the chops and resume to prove it! Gaston also shares...

Duration:00:32:47

#022: Changing an Industry Comes from Incubating Great Ideas with Jackie Trebilcock, Managing Director, NY Fashion Tech Lab - We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

7/23/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Hello everyone and welcome. I am your host Ben Cooper, and today we’ll be speaking with Jackie Trebilcock, Managing Director of the New York Fashion Tech Lab. As we’ve said in the past, the players necessary to usher in the future of a digitally connected future are diverse. This week speak with Jackie about what The New York Fashion Tech Lab is doing to build community, develop relationships and created a business development...

Duration:00:23:48

#021: Light May Be The Answer To Making Textiles “Smart” with H. Lee Wainwright - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

7/17/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with inventor and e-textiles pioneer, H. Lee Wainwright. With the absolute utmost of respect, he’s a mad scientist! This was one of the most interesting and unique conversations I’ve had in the e-textiles world, and the demo I was shown stuck with me for a very long while after. The best way I can describe what I witness was a cross between an E.T. figure and an elaborate Christmas tree. Listen, Lee has been in the business for a while and...

#020: When Sound First Started Traveling Through Textiles with Steve Leftly, Founder of Myovolt - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

7/9/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we had the tremendous honor and privilege of speaking with another luminary of the smart textiles world, Steve Leftly, Founder of Myovolt. To give some context: At the same time Stacey Burr and her team were working on cutting-edge innovations in the smart textiles space in the US, Steve and his teams at Softswitch and Fibretronic were on the other side of the world, New Zealand and the UK, also exploring the limits of smart textiles)! In this...

Duration:00:53:25

#019: "The Next Chapter of Body Worn Technology", Featured Presentation at Wear It Berlin by Ben Cooper - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

6/26/2018
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Today on The IoClothes Podcast, we’ll be sharing a featured presentation I recently gave at the Wear It Berlin conference in Berlin, Germany. The title of my talk, “The Next Chapter of Body Worn Technology”. During the presentation, we review a brief history of modern body worn computers, how it’s evolved and where we’re placing our chips. I also discuss a key product development strategy we’re seeing implemented more and more. The concept: “open systems” versus “closed systems”. It’s a...

Duration:00:19:19

#018: The Story of Smart Textiles Can Be Told Through Stacey Burr’s Resume - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

6/14/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Stacey Burr, a true pioneer in the world of e- and smart textiles. Her career arch in many ways tells the story of the smart textiles industry: from a crazy team of scientists at Dupont creating novel materials without a clear end-use, to spinning out Textronics, to being acquired and leading wearables and smart products at Adidas. Stacey’s story is amazing and inspiring. If you think trying to get buy in from partners and customers...

Duration:00:40:46

#017: A Higher Calling for Smart Textiles with Raj Bhakta, CEO of ThermaWear - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

6/4/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, with Raj Bhakta, CEO of ThermaWear. Raj is an absolute rockstar! A Ph.D. candidate at North Caroline State University, Raj is working on some of the most cutting-edge research in the world of printed electronics on textiles. He’s also a SME Manufacturing 30 under 30 honoree. What I love about our conversation with Raj is his ability to look deep into the potential impact smart textiles will have on us as individuals and as a human race. We get...

Duration:00:34:44

#016: "Wearable Tech Is Dead", Symposium Presentation at Techtextil North America by Ben Cooper- Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

5/23/2018
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Today on The IoClothes Podcast, we’ll be sharing a talk I recently gave during a symposium at the Techtextil North America event in Atlanta, Georgia. The title of my talk was “Wearable Tech Is Dead”. That’s right, you hear it correct. I’m not trying to be cute, I’m being serious… well kind of… During the talk I explain why we need to lay “wearable tech” to rest and share some tips on how to bridge the gap between the world of tech and textiles. Support for this episode is brought to...

Duration:00:22:03

#015: Keeping Up With The Changing Times is A Matter of Necessity with Samuel Alexander Jr, CEO of Concept 2 Consumption- Wearable Tech 2.0 is here!

5/14/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Samuel Alexander Jr, CEO of Concept 2 Consumption about the changes he’s seen across the textile and apparel industry, and what he sees is necessary for success in the future. The digital revolution can be broken down into two viewpoints: better experiences and solutions for the end-user, and greater business value to the businesses involved. We discuss both these concepts with Samuel and learn what Concept 2 Consumption is doing to...

Duration:00:27:37

#014: The Race to Energy Independence One Device At A Time with Colin Touhey, CEO of pvilion - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

5/7/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Colin Touhey, CEO of pvilion. Energy independence isn’t just a geo-political challenge. We feel the pain with each and every device that “cuts the cord” from the wall. It’s inevitable our smart phones will be at 5% battery right when need to use the GPS or make an important call. Go figure. What if we didn’t have to worry about that? What if our devices became energy independent by harvesting the energy around us? pvilion is offer...

Duration:00:33:30

#013: The Reality of Virtual Reality Is That It's A Game-Changer with Rogue Shadow - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

4/30/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we turn the tables to another critical voice at the table of product development to an end-user, Rogue Shadow, a popular virtual reality gamer. Rogue Shadow is credited with recording the first ever seizure of a fellow gamer in virtual reality. During this episode we talk with Rogue about what it was like real-time in the VRChat room, what his appetite for products that supports VR experiences and what applications he seeing as being...

Duration:00:22:32

#012: Sticking the Landing with Body-Worn Tech Is So Darn Hard with Dan Ledger, Founder, Path Collaborative - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

4/9/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Dan Ledger, Founder of Path Collaborative. I was first introduced to Dan through some work that he published years ago my first company, Sensible Baby. Thanks Dan. This show we talk about why it’s so darn hard to build a scalable wearable tech solution, what some of the trends are in the world of body-worn tech and where he sees short-term growth opportunities. Enjoy! For more information on Path Collaborative, check out their...

Duration:00:28:11

#011: Let's Discuss the Not-So Basic Building Blocks of Smart Textiles with Matt Kolmes, CEO of Volt Smart Yarns - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

4/2/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Matt Kolmes, CEO of Volt Smart Yarns (a Supreme Corporation company). What I love about our conversation with Matt is his candor and willingness to admit they don’t have all the answers. But don’t be fool. Their award-winning technology speaks for itself. Like the “Show Stopper” award from the IFAI Expo in 2017. They also have their phones ringing off the hook with prospective partners. I’ll venture to guess it’s due to a mix of...

Duration:00:32:09

#010: This Game is Not One-Dimensional, You Have to Face the Customer with Shawn Harris, Global Innovation Strategy Lead, Zebra Technologies.

3/26/2018
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In this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Shawn Harris, Global Innovation Strategy Lead for Zebra Technologies. The reality is, innovative products don’t just sell themselves and companies aren’t composed of just designers, developers and engineers. Someone has to interface with the customer, and keep the ship sailing along a strategic path, which includes profitability (that’s if you want to stay in business). Today, we shift gears and talk a bit about the struggles of...

Duration:00:35:50

#009: Building an Ecosystem and Inspiring the Future of the Apparel Industry with Deb Johnson, Executive Director of BF + DA - We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

3/19/2018
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In this week's episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Deb Johnson, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator. We caught up with Deb at their facility in Brooklyn, NY. We spoke with her about the goal of BF + DA, the future of the apparel industry, what “Tek Tiles” are and how they’re hoping to create the foundation and inspire innovation in the apparel industry. For more information on BF + DA, check out their website at www.bkaccelerator.com/. You can...

Duration:00:34:58

#008: Wearable Technology Show 2018 Smart Textiles Opening Keynote by Ben Cooper - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

3/14/2018
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Today on The IoClothes Podcast, I will be your host and guest! I recently gave the opening keynote for Smart Textiles at the Wearable Technology Show 2018 in London, UK. My talk for focused on the seismic change coming to the wearable tech industry and how smart textile will be helping lead the way. I discuss "Why smart textiles?", hindrances to the industry and important growth drivers to consider. This podcast is powered by ZenCast.fm

Duration:00:25:19

#007: Design Utopia: "Zero UI" with Jeremy Wall, Founder & CEO of Lumenus - Wearable Tech 2.0 is here! We speak with the thought-leaders and innovators leading the smart apparel, footwear and textile revolution.

3/5/2018
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On this episode of The IoClothes Podcast, we speak with Jeremy Wall, Founder & CEO of Lumenus. During this episode, we learn about the very real and scary reason why Jeremy decided to start a company integrating illumination technology in soft goods and their unique perspective on their business model. We also dive into why he thinks the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) is fueling growth (and greater relevance) in the smart textiles world. Support for this episode is brought to...

Duration:00:43:22

#006: Using Biometric Monitoring to Predict Performance with Arnar Larusson, Founder & CEO of TymeWear

2/19/2018
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In episode 006 of The IoClothes Podcast, we'll be speaking with Arnar Larusson, Founder & CEO of TymeWear. We caught up with Arnar back in Boston to discuss the future of training with smart clothing, a glimpse into the science behind their technology and how they're predicting marathon times within 60 seconds of actual results. We also discuss with him what's it's like working with a diverse group of technology partners to make the future of smart clothing a reality. Support for this...

Duration:00:39:07