Creating the ‘Virtual Catwalk’

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Creating the ‘Virtual Catwalk’ for six North East clothing companies NCTN is supporting six local companies as they embrace digital technology. Using funding from the Creative Fuse North East programme, the companies will create augmented reality videos of some of their products, that they can then use when meeting clients and buyers, as well as […]

Digital Opportunity

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Clothing and Textile digital projects with Digital Catapult Digital Catapults are a network of technology centres, established with the aim of accelerating the early adoption of digital technologies. The Digital Catapult Centre North East and Tees Valley have developed several open innovation approaches to help different sectors explore emerging technology. This is done in a […]

March 2018 NCTN event round up

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Northern Clothing and Textile Network Event Roundup March 2018 The Northern Clothing & Textiles Network event once again brought entrepreneurs, designers and creatives with an interest in the clothing and textiles sector together to collaborate and hear from renowned speakers as well as to celebrate each other’s success and achievements. The half day-long event commenced […]

Beyond Brexit Helping the fashion industry turn uncertainty into opportunity

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Beyond Brexit Helping the fashion industry turn uncertainty into opportunity Chair of the network David Reay was one of the keynote speakers at the recent ASBCI conference on the 26th October 2017, Marriott Hotel, Peterborough. Exploring the impact of Brexit on the fashion industry, David talked about the need for the Government to get behind […]

The Fashion Industry is embracing the power of Virtual Reality

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The Fashion Industry is embracing the power of Virtual Reality.   With major fashion players such as the likes of Topshop, Dior and Balenciaga embracing the use of virtual reality technology, the way fashion is marketed could potentially be changing.Topshop took Oculus Rifts to their Flagship store on Oxfordstreet so that shoppers could experience the AW14 […]