It’s hard to believe that winter will be here in just a few months, but at least there are some cool new ways to stay warm this year. Jared Cotter has three wearables that will be heating up the chilly season.
This smart jacket features 40 functions for iPhone and Android users. It’s said to be the ultimate customizable utility jacket with mobile device charging, pockets for USB batteries, headphones, keys and more. Retractable gloves, neck pillow and a sleep shade in the hoodie let you chill in comfort. LED lights on the sleeves and hood keep you safe at night. The jacket starts at around $180 and expects to ship this January.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.