The New York Times: Intel Is Chipping Away At Fashion

by MR Magazine Staff

Their projects have been a welcome, if unexpected, break from the usual “tech first” way that Silicon Valley has treated fashion. Geeky designs like Google Glass may have briefly won the heart of Diane von Furstenberg, but they did not catch on with the public as much since sensor-laden chest straps look odd even in gyms. Google is still working on Glass, but it has withdrawn its blinking-camera-on-an-earpiece look and is said to be working on a contact lens. Intel, likewise, has concluded that fashion and its fans will want tech but on their own terms. Read more at The New York Times.