Videos from Open Hardware Summit 2014 are now available on Vimeo, here’s my “ What’s Working in Wearables” talk as well as a re-post of my notes!
Halo 3 Energy Sword
Costumes from Baltimore Comic Con as discussed on WEBS
~$130 single-purpose bluetooth devices you’re meant to wear all the time
– Reebok Checklight
– June UV sensor
– Narrative Clip lifelogging camera
– Cynaps bone conductor speaker hat
– ICEdot crash sensor
– Necomimi brainwave cat ears
– Neurodreamer lucid dreaming mask
– Whistle dog activity monitor
– Fitbit Force
– Shine activity monitor
don’t exist yet:
– Myo armband
– Nod gesture control ring
-Luxury market exploring with materials/aesthetics like Intel’s MICA and DVF google glass frames
Wearables built by boys & girls and families together
-boyfriend makes VU meter earrings for girlfriend
– dad makes digital princess tiara for daughter
– hunger games catching fire dress
Wearables built by textile craftspeople – instant experts
-Leslie Birch’s FLORAbrella
-Sally Byers’ NeoPixel coats
-Gladys Delgado-Garced doggy-and-me hats
Fashion designers with wearables in their runway shows this year:
– Pauline van Dongen solar fashion and Philips flexible LED panels
– CuteCircuit LED skirts and jacket lapels (creative director Francesca Rosella, CEO Ryan Genz)
– Chromat (Becca McCharen) cage-like garments with Adafruit NeoPixels Bird skirt by Birce Özkan
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