Class 1 – Introduction

 

Invisibility Cloak 

walkman

http://www.underwateraudio.com/

Translation Glasses

http://www.nec.com/en/press/201607/global_20160713_01.html

http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/31/imogen-heap-gloves-mini-frontiers-movie/

Alternate Reality Gaming Network

 

 

Kate Hartman TED Talk

Tools:

  • Multimeter
  • Needle-Nose Plier
  • Wire Cutter
  • Wire Stripper
  • Soldering Iron
  • Alligator Clips (Short)
  • Tape Measure
  • Tailor’s chalk / soap / disappearable marker
  • Fabric Shears
  • Rotary Cutter
  • Pinking Shears
  • Thread Cutter
  • Embroider Scissors
  • Needles
  • Needle Threader
  • Stitch Remover
  • Embroidery Hoop
  • Fray check / clear nail polish
  • Heatnbond
  • Iron

conductive fabric

Less EMF

kobakant H2GWYW

Eeonyx fabrics

Project Ideas…

Bragi’s new Dash PRO headphones are true wearable head computers

https://www.wareable.com/fashion/wearable-tech-fashion-style

http://getnarrative.com/

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/12/levis-google-commuter-smart-jacket-first-look/

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2016/08/18/how-wearable-devices-can-keep-you-safe/oX2CpFUTFQUa9FTz5Km13I/story.html

Homework:

  1. Join class blog https://wearablesandsoftcomputing.wordpress.com
  2. Research an interactive wearable or soft computing project and post a short description and link to the blog.
  3. Purchase class kit and bring to class next week. If you are not purchasing part 2 of the kit, please bring your Arduino and USB cable.
  4. Reading: “Electronic Textiles: Wearable Computers, Reactive Fashion, and Soft Computation” by Joanna Berzowska

 

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