This remote control t-shirt is an exploration of wearable technology. Utilizing the body as a platform for control and functionality, this t-shirt can control any television that can connect with a universal remote. Understanding how technology works gave way to this concept. At first glance, the shirt looks like any normal graphic t, until you notice the conductive thread sew throughout the shirt. The conductive thread connects to soft switches to create a circuit board. Who wouldn’t want to be able to sit on the couch and wear a remote?! Now you’ll never have to look for a small remote in the couch cushions again! Click here to see a demonstration! .
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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