They belong to wearable technology entrepreneurs hoping their prototype will win them enough cash and industry connections to hit the big time. These innovators are pushing the envelope, creating everything from a wearable camera drone that captures awesome selfie videos to sensor equipped items for pregnant mothers and parents of newborn babies.
Make it Wearable is a global initiative that was announced by Intel at CES 2014 to inspire new concepts, fuel innovation and evolve personal computing in exciting new ways. The challenge has welcomed anyone with ideas, including university and high school students, entrepreneurs, members of the maker community, engineers, technologists and visionary thinkers, to create new wearable technologies using Intel’s Edison technology.
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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.