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Snap Inc. launches Snap Spectacles to the public

Snap Inc., formerly known as Snapchat, has released its latest invention, video recording sunglass coined, Snap Spectacles , to the public. The product retails for $129.99 in the U.S. on the company’s website and were recently only available through Snapbot vending machines and pop up stores in New York City. Spectacles look like any regular pair of sunglasses, but they …

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Say hello to Ela: Richline Group debuts a new line of wearables

Richline Group, a wholly owned Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is breaking into the wearables space with its new brand, Ela Jewelry. The company’s smart devices initiative was announced during the JCK Las Vegas during jewelry market week back in May of 2015, and acquired Viawear in July 2016 — moves that are in line with the company’s plan to expand its jewelry offering with …

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OMsignal raises $10 million growth round and launches OMbra

OMsignal, a Montreal, Canada-based bio-sensing clothing company, has received $10 million in growth financing. The round was led by Relay Ventures, with participation from MAS Holdings, Bessemer Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Real Ventures, Mistral Ventures, Primera Capital, Investissement Québec and Export Development Canada. “OMsignal brings together a dynamic combination of IoT, mobile technology and fashion know-how, along with an experienced team of …

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The Football Fan shirt is changing the game for sports fans

This year at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Billie Whitehouse, the founder of Wearable Experiments, WE:EX for short, positioned her booth right near the entrance of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. The release of WE:EX’s new Football Fan Shirt, a jersey designed to make fanatics of European football literally feel the game the way the players do, …

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