A digital twin for every garment in the world

Circularid1Microsoft and New York, USA-headquartered Eon have announced an ambitious plan to initially bring 400m products online by 2025 through their Connected Products project – a collaboration that will introduce a new industry-wide digital foundation for the retail apparel industry.

“While the fashion and retail industry aspire to a shared vision of a circular and digitally forward future, fundamental challenges to the business models and decades-old digital infrastructure make a systemic shift into scaled customer-centric and circular business seemingly impossible,” said Eon founder and chief executive officer Natasha Franck.

For the full story, see the November 2020 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.