Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
Consumers are warming to the idea that wearing a computer on their wrists or clothing may not be the fashion faux pas that early clunky prototypes led many to fear, with 2015 poised to be a breakout for the much-hyped trend.
Intel Corp., which typically discusses the features of its products in nanometers, is going to try to sell a gadget based on something more visible: bling.
Swatch Group AG, the biggest Swiss watchmaker, said it doesn’t rule out forming agreements with consumer-electronics companies to help produce smartwatches amid increasing competition in timepieces with more functions.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.