INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS FROM TECHNOLOGY AND FASHION DESIGN TEAMED UP TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS FOR WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND SMART CLOTHING IN A THREE DAY HACKATHON.
The second edition of Fashion Hack Day took place at Fab Lab Berlin from May 19th to 21st 2017. Ten interdisciplinary teams worked out future ideas of fashion and technology and presented them in front of fashion enthusiasts and technology lovers. Thomas Gnahm, founder of Fashion Hackday welcomed 50 guests and summed up three exciting hacking days and the occuring challenges the teams had to face.The dedicated jury of experts from various industries finally awarded a first and second prize plus a shared third prize to teams with outstanding achievements and high potential ideas.
The winning team of “The Syma Connection” creates a unique crowd experience by graphically capturing the mood of participants at integrated sensors and LEDs.
The “WEAR-Project”, which won the second prize, is a unique piece of art.
The teams “Coral Whitening” and “Intolerance Index” which have been developed at the Hackathon. We sponsored Premium Memberships of the Sourcebook database.