IOT: We have a problem

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The Internet of Things (IOT) is the term used to describe the network that continues to expand at an ever increasing rate, connecting any device with an on/off switch to the internet and each other. This allows anything from dental implants to crop-dusting drones, to send data for analytics or indeed where appropriate receive remote instructions. This interaction between the…. Continue reading IOT: We have a problem

Under Armour – Making All Athletes Better With 3D Technology

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When it comes to early tech adoption in the apparel & footwear industry, sports and fitness brands have most certainly taken the lead. One such company well known for its innovation and early adoption is Under Armour. Yet even they experience the hurdle of ‘how does technological innovation affect the bottom line’….. Continue reading Under Armour – Making All Athletes Better With 3D Technology

Using 3D Body Scanning to Solve the Issue of Poor Fit

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The apparel, fashion and footwear industry is a fast paced environment, where those hungry for innovation thrive. New product lines boast new trends, new technology,  new standards. Yet in this everchanging landscape, one thing has remained a consistent cause for concern in recent years – fit….. Continue reading Using 3D Body Scanning to Solve the Issue of Poor Fit

Step away from the bandwagon

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The new year has passed, and social media is awash with post-mortems of last year, as well as ubiquitous forecasts on what will happen or what we should be doing in the coming 12 months.
At PI, our year-round interactions with manufacturers, their CIOs and IT leaders, gives us a thought-provoking insight into challenges faced by these companies.  In 2016, perhaps more than previous years, technology…. Continue reading Step away from the bandwagon

Using 3D & augmented reality to enhance the digital journey

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Coco Chanel believed that “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening”.  It’s a view firmly echoed by Jonathan Chippindale (Holition CEO), as he considers innovation in fashion and retail and discusses the ground-breaking projects he and his colleagues have been working on. Fashion and…. Continue reading Using 3D & augmented reality to enhance the digital journey