Wearables

Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting air quality certainly sounds important, but also sounds kind of dull. This project from Geeky Faye turns that concept on it’s head with a beautiful piece of fashion. Embedding an air quality sensor and a whole bunch of LEDs in a 3D printed frame, Allie managed to create a stunning display that really catches […]

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Blindbot Is Like A Guide Dog, Without The Dog

Blindbot Is Like A Guide Dog, Without The Dog

Imagine for a moment that you could hold a guide dog’s leash and feel the tug in the right direction, or notification to halt, all without having to care for a dog? That’s effectively what Blindbot produces. Born out of Makerspace ETH Zurich, the Blindbot is a project that uses optical recognition to guide folks […]

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We Can’t Get Enough Of Cameron Hughes’ Mechanical Transforming Fashion

We Can’t Get Enough Of Cameron Hughes’ Mechanical Transforming Fashion

We’ve seen a relatively new face circulating around Instagram and TikTok lately, showing off some really cool new projects. This is Cameron Hughes, and his explorations in fashion harness technology for some very interesting results. This is the first one that I saw, and it really drew my attention. Cameron calls this the “Worm Hole […]

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Anouk Wipprecht Teams With Swarovski To Make A ‘Heartbeat Dress’

Anouk Wipprecht Teams With Swarovski To Make A ‘Heartbeat Dress’

Our friend and incredible designer Anouk Wipprecht is back with another interesting take on digital fabrication, wearable electronics, and fashion. This time, she’s teaming up with Swarovski Crystal. This dress, called the Heartbeat Dress will monitor your heartbeat and reflect those vital rhythms in a central pendant. Wipprecht spent some time doing an artist in […]

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Maker Spotlight: LeeLee James The Twirling Tech Goddess

Maker Spotlight: LeeLee James The Twirling Tech Goddess

Name: LeeLee James Where are you located? Boulder, CO What is your day job? Student Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace? Yes, Blow Things Up lab and Correll Robotics lab on CU Boulder’s campus, Solid State Depot in Boulder, and BLDG 61 in the Boulder Public Library. Twitter | Instagram | Youtube What kinds of stuff […]

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Driving Fashion With Brain Waves: The Pangolin

Driving Fashion With Brain Waves: The Pangolin

At ARS Electronica this past weekend, Anouk Wipprecht’s latest creation was announced. Project Pangolin is a creative approach to a brain computer interface or BCI. It uses this very interesting scale looking sensor array to read 1,024 points of data -brain waves –  and convert them to lights and motion on the model’s body. At […]

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