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Ldm-Lighting 15-0 H
At IFA2006, Philips showed off their Lumalive light emitting textiles, the jackets and shirts can play animations as well as change colors. The video has a few clothing examples and a big clock inside a couch… – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. paulsw says:

    They really look lovely, don’t they? Looks like a basic LED matrix. I’m thinking that SMDs would be best for comfort and flexibility. I love the @-symbol jacket. Sooo cyberpunk. I definitely want to do something with the LED-under-fabric idea, it looks so organic.

  2. afaust says:

    just a few more steps, and we’ll have ‘invisibility’ clothes.

  3. spongebathe says:

    i wonder if those things use fiberoptic cables