GlowTie: A DIY Electronic Bow Tie Project (Bow ties are cool!) #WearableWednesday
If you’re familia with Doctor Who, you’re familiar with the 11th doctor’s catch phrase. No, not “Geronimo!” — their other catch phrase: “Bow ties are cool!” Imagine how cool everybody’s favorite thousand-year-old madperson in a box might think of this DIY electronic bow tie! Here’s more from Instructables:
The Glowtie is a dazzling embodiment of the future of fashion, a captivating conversation piece that seamlessly integrates LEDs and advanced materials to create a unique and captivating visual experience. It radiates an unmistakable aura of style and individuality, drawing attention to its wearer in any setting. Whether you’re attending a gala event, making a statement at a tech conference, or simply seeking a remarkable addition to your daily attire, the Glowtie is poised to redefine your sartorial choices.
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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.
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