Enjoy this easy to assemble and customize wearable with no soldering!
Wearable electronics clothing and accessories continue to remain very popular with designers and fashion lovers alike. Adafruit has featured a great number of wearable projects. Many of them have required sewing skills, electronic skills or both.
Bright Wearables is a recent company that has designed a board which interfaces with a BBC micro:bit or Adafruit CLUE board. The Bright Board may be incorporated into one’s own designs or paired with a number of backpack and handbag styles specifically designed to highlight the multicolored, programmable LEDs and the board’s display.
This project pairs a Bright Wearables crossbody bag and Bright Board with the Adafruit CLLE to provide a colorful, changeable picture display surrounded by lights. It would look great shopping, socializing or for nightlife.
This project is easy for all ages (younger ones with a bit of help on the code copying).
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