Remember hole-in-the-sweatshirt Halloween costume idea? The originator, former NASA engineer Mark Rober, started a successful costume company after his youtube video went viral.
By the following Halloween, he was ready to share his invention with the rest of the world. With a couple of friends he created a free app, a bunch of t-shirt designs, and a website selling wearable tech Halloween costumes. After cutting a hole in the shirt and duct-taping your device on the inside, their app would play a video that made part of the t-shirt’s illustration look alive.
New designs for this Halloween include integrating the app with the Morphsuits—Robert holds a patent for the integration of apps with clothing and costumes—and a design that uses your phone’s accelerometer to make it look like your intestines are being ripped out when someone slaps you on the back.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs
Wearables — Make metallic magic
Electronics — Inadequate volt signal
Biohacking — Arduino Based “Row Bots” Test Rowing Efficiency
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.