Wearables Archive: June 2015

The Next Generation

New wearable devices for infants and kids promise to change the future of child care – and make this the most wired (or wireless) generation yet.
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The Perfect Order

In an industry where creativity and customization are expected every day, a lot can go wrong. Here is how to make each order absolutely perfect. Yes, we know nobody's perfect. To err is human,...
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PVC: Print Very Carefully

The biggest apparel brands in the world are phasing out PVC inks – and putting plastisol’s future in question.
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The Perfect Look

They say nobody's perfect - but this decorated polo comes close. We tabbed the new women's X-Temp polo (43X0) from Hanes Branded Printwear ( asi/59528 ; circle 128 on Free Info Card). The design...
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Get Everything in Order

There will be a day when everything goes perfectly at your business. Files will be prepared and ready to go. Shipments will be all accounted for. The day's projects will be rigorously scheduled,...
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Hawaiian Punch

Tropical locales continue to top the lists of favored travel destinations.
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"Women Get Their Kicks With Bucket Bags "

More than a mere drop in the fashion bucket, the very popular bucket bags have become a go-to accessory for women.
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Get the Job Done in a Rugged Workshirt

When hauling cargo is a job requirement and the office is a different site every day, it’s imperative that a workshirt be both durable enough to last but polished enough to impress clients.
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"How Can I Start a Wellness Program at My Company?"

Jeanne Puglisi Sherwood knows corporate wellness programs can save lives. The president of WellAdvantage has seen more than her share of "aha moments" from employees participating in biometric...
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I Believe, by Joseph Sommer

The who, what and wear of industry experts
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The Old and the New

A 20-year snapshot of the woven tells us what’s next.
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Healthy Trends in Scrubs

"Stylish" and "fashionable" aren't the immediate adjectives used todescribe scrubs, but in rality suppliers have a variety of appealing choices that will send the hearts of medical...
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More Than Medical

The Comfort Wear line from Marathon Mfg. & Supply Co. ( asi/68707 ; circle 81 on Free Info Card) offers the look of scrub tops (68707-SWSO) and pants (68707-SWPO) but with relaxed jersey...
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Identification and Decoration

PennTrans Heat Transfers from Penn Emblem ( asi/77120 ; circle 82 on Free Info Card) are a flexible decoration solution that don't crack or peel. Selecting uniforms for a medical...
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A Prescription for Performance

The standard desire for comfort and carefree laundering is universal. At the most basic level are scrubs that are comfortable and easy to care for. Performance properties like wrinkle-free,...
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Launch Sequence

Even in the early stages, the Apple Watch has made an impact.
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Q&A: Michael Reidbord, MediaTek

With a background in technology and fashion, Michael Reidbord is ideally suited to help guide and shape the emerging wave of wearable technology. He currently heads up the wearables division of...
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Tech Tidbits: Smart Earphones Receive SXSW Innovation Award

The FreeWavz smart earphones with built-in fitness monitoring were named the winner of the Wearable Tech category at this year's 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. The wire-free...
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Red Light, Green Light

Decorating apparel is child’s play when your shop has maximum efficiency.
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Water Works

Waterbase inks have come a long way, yet damaging myths remain.
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A Warped View of Printing

Advice and secrets from the screen printing know-it-alls.
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Shop Shakeup

Kelley and Kyle Waltz want to boost their profits and take their basement decorating business to the next level with the help of our experts.
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Equipment Corner

The latest in machines and decoration products
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Into the Deep

Known as "The Line That Time Forgot," the Second Avenue Subway underneath Manhattan has been in the works for almost 90 years. Envisioned as a massive expansion of subway services in the Big...
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Soft Launch

Tech gurus geek out over comfortable and trendy tees.
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