What will happen when you can use your phone to actually feel fabrics? IBM predicts that we’ll be able to do just that by the year 2017. How will that work? Vibrating air. Take a look.
And while you’re at it, learn how computers will help us taste flavors… and listen to mountains. Fascinating stuff!
Liza Kindred is Third Wave Fashion’s founder. She is writing a book about the future of commerce. Third Wave Fashion has been your fashion tech think tank since 2011. We publish the first ever printed fashion tech magazine, Third Wave. Follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter to stay on top of the latest in fashion tech + wearables. (Image via Abduzeedo.)