10 Competitors in the GEMMA Hats Off Challenge @element14
Thanks to all who applied to participate in the GEMMA Hats Off Challenge we’re running with element14. We have our finalists! Ten competitors received a GEMMA sensor pack to help build their proposed projects and will document their builds on the element14 wearable technology group forum. At the end of October, one grand prize winner will receive an Oculus Rift from element14 and one complete FLORA Collection parts pack from Adafruit.
Jordan & Todd Cowley (USA) – Iron Man Helmet
Tyler Crumpton (USA) – Holmes’ Case Cap
Gladys Delgado-Garced (USA) – Umbrella Hats for Dog and Human
Barbara Eldredge (USA) – Jaunty Fascinator
Miles Flavel (Australia) – Self-Tipping Hat
Lori Griffiths (USA) – Mardi Gras Hat
Reed Morse (USA) – Furry Hood
Carl Penny (Canada) – Costume Gas Mask
Claire Price (UK) – Easter Bonnet
Lourens Smit (South Africa) – Music Festival Mullet
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