Sharing our entrepreneurial story

Excited to be a part of the panel discussion at Resilience: Fashion Entrepreneur Stories! event, 28 Feb, London We are excited to be a part of the Fashion Tech panel – Resilience: Fashion Entrepreneur Stories! , London 28 Feb. Our founder Jacob Skinner will share his entrepreneurial story as part of a panel discussion alongside these three esteemed panellists: Lauren Bowker – Founder of … Read More

Nine Degree Products is evolving to Thrive Wearables

Nine-Degree-Products is evolving to Thrive Wearables

Nine Degree Products has grown rapidly over the last few years. Founder Jacob Skinner explains why we are evolving to Thrive Wearables. “When I founded Nine Degree Products in 2015, the world was a different place. Google Glass was cool, MisFit and Pebble were poster children of the Wearables scene and AI was a curiosity, rather than a reality in … Read More

A New Wave Of Innovative Wearable Tech Is Emerging #WareableTechAwards

innovative wearable tech

It was great to attend the Wareable Tech Awards last night, up in shiny Shoreditch. Mano and Muchaneta from FashNerd were in fine spirit, despite trotting in from across the planet for the show. It was a joy, but not a surprise, when Hadeel Ayoub was crowned the “Saves the Day Project of the Year” award winner on the night, … Read More

Take Your Prototype To The Next Level With WEAR Sustain

prototype development

Wearable technologies Engage with Artists for Responsible innovation (WEAR Sustain) is a European Commission funded (yay! for Europe!), 2 year, €3m Horizon 2020 project, which aims to connect people from art, design and creative industries with technology and engineering professionals. The aim? To develop sustainable and ethical wearable and e-textile products, utilising the breathtaking opportunities Wearables and IoT presents to … Read More

The Dawn of Wireless Charging

wireless charging

Ok – so the heart rate has gone down again, life can slowly get back to normal. Apple have finally released the product we all already knew about. One upgrade to the flagship phones is wireless charging. If we are being technically correct, consumer grade wireless charging solutions have been kicking around for at least a decade. The basic technology … Read More

Big news at the Central Research Laboratory

central research laboratory

I was in London last week and decided to pop along to an event at the CRL (Maker Connections) in Hayes and Harrington. What with Cross Rail and mega development, the area is changing faster than a Lean Startup. It was great to catch up with Mat Hunter (mega experienced hardware developer) and also a previous NDP mentor, Mandy Nyarko, who is … Read More

NDP CEO Jacob Skinner is Riding For Charity

Riding For Charity

So I have signed up to ride from Paris to London next month in aid of charity ‘Room to Read’. Room to Read targets a fundamental solution to many of the worlds problems, that of education. By establishing schooling for girls and children across the developing world, Room to Read have supported over 10 million kids worldwide. This 3 day 320km … Read More

Our First Day at the Wearable Tech Show

wearable tech show

We are looking forward to another day at the Wearable Technology Show #WTS2017. Day one was very busy at the NDP stand, where there seems no shortage of appetite for ideas and innovation in the Wearables space. Stefan Chmelik was at the stand doing press work around the new Sensate product NDP have developed. We are giving away three of … Read More

Wearables London Pre-WTS2017 Meetup

So in the build up to the Wearable Tech Show at ExCel today, we hooked up with Wearables London and FashNerd for a pre-show event organised by Carl Thomas of Audiowings. Random location aside, James Hayward of IDTechEx put forward a well justified reality check on the Wearable Tech industry. It was great to hear that the Wearables market is … Read More

Three Must See Wearables for #WTS2017

#WTS2017

NDP are of course going to be storming the Wearable Technology Show this year, talking to people about how we love to create amazing, user driven wearables, but who else is there to see at this years show? Our CEO Jacob Skinner gives us a heads up on the innovative and interesting Product Companies who are showcasing their exciting wearables. … Read More