DEVICES: The reasonably big problem with Google Glass and other early-stage wearable technology is that it just isn't cool enough - at least for mass adoption beyond the geeks who think it's the trendiest item of the season. So perhaps the influence of people that understand fashion will help. Read more on Wired.
Intel, not particularly known for its coolness, called a meeting last year to address a particular problem.
It was start a collaboration between the company and the fashion industry at large, with the ultimate goal of figuring out a way turn their decidedly unwearable technology into something people fashionable people might actually want to put on their bodies.
Intel has the technology to build what could eventually be a very smart device. They did not, however, have the design and fashion expertise to create stylish hardware.
So what happened?
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