PhD student, Kevin Marinelli has developed these “Data Gloves”. Based on an Adafruit 32U4 breakout board and using XBee modules for wireless communication, these gloves allow the user to visually manipulate data representations of complex structures such as protein chains in multi-dimensional space.
Conductive fabric patches on each fingertip and the palm of the glove allow the user to create a multiple unique combinations of finger codes which can be combined with the on-glove motion sensors to manipulate components of the data objects in different ways.
Adafruit is covering World Maker Faire New York 2013, September 21 and 22 at the New York Hall of Science! This two-day family-friendly festival celebrating making of all kinds returns to NYC for its fourth year. We’d love to see what fun you’re up to onsite– share your pictures with us on Twitter and <a href="https://plus.google
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, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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.