This issue will introduce its reader to wearable technology article by Prof. Prabir Jana from NIFT, Delhi and talks about an interesting concept of the use of wearable technology in workplace for augmenting planning accuracy. Smart garments are part of the wearable technology system that are showing promise to disrupt the garment manufacturing industry. Keeping pace with the future and offering value to our esteemed readers, we have decided to cover smart garments also as a regular feature in our magazine from now onwards.
Apart from wearable technology, our focus on sustainability is also highlighted in an article based on ‘waterless’ dyeing technology which talks about the eminent names supplying this technology. In a bid to continue with the retail technology write ups, this issue also entails how chatbots and artificial intelligence tools, designed to convincingly stimulate human conversation, are making a difference in the apparel retail industry.
Meanwhile, the two-day sourcing event from the house of Apparel Resources (AR) that concluded successfully in Bangalore (India) was hugely appreciated by brands/retailers and manufacturers from Bangladesh demanding for more such events.