The Binary Glove, by game designer Pete Hawkes, is a fun interactive gaming wearable that teaches you a bit about bits. Each fingertip represents a bit value in a simple binary sequence 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16 and is fitted with a pressure sensor that turns each bit on and off. The LCD displays the sum total of the sequence along with each value in the sequence.
The glove has two modes: learning and play.… Continue
Added by Syuzi on November 29, 2010 at 10:52am —
We have our own personal computer at home. Each of different brands and models. But what makes sense in comparing the performance of a computer from one to another? This is what I found when I bump into Speedypc. It helps my computer's performance a lot better than the usual. SpeedyPC is your solution for a slow, cluttered, and error-ridden computer. One way to keep your computer system healthy is to… Continue
Added by Maxim Flasher on November 28, 2010 at 12:03am —
These gorgeous sculptural garments are made from laser cut neoprene by Berlin-based fashion student Alba Prat.
The aquatic world is being transformed into a grey and contaminated place without life as a result of the industrialization era. Thousands tons of plastic end in the ocean every year. As plastic hardly disintegrates, a synthetic environment is slowly coming over the underwater… Continue
Added by Syuzi on November 26, 2010 at 4:11pm —
Citizen Sensor, developed by Parson's student Joe Saavedra, is an environmentally sensitive wearable that allows a collective of eco-conscious citizens to collect, monitor and share their recorded environmental conditions.
The wearable is a modular system designed to work with a variety of "plug and play" sensors. Currently the sensors can monitor the levels of carbon monoxide… Continue
Added by Syuzi on November 22, 2010 at 10:30am —
the tron popup shop in culver city is an exclusive couture shop selling tron and tron legacy licensed merchandise. the cafe also sells tron-labelled food such as lightcycle salads and recog(recognizer) burgers.
by chance, i happened to be in the area the night before and noticed people checking in via foursquare already. i was aware that the grand opening was happening the following day, so i made my way there. fans and autograph collectors were there with a bunch of tron legacy… Continue
Soft Technology is a research project about electronic textiles and materials. With one foot firmly planted in the DIY- tradition within the field of electronic art, Soft Technology spreads knowledge and understanding about electronics and technology in a textile context . Goals for the project are to collect resources, experience and competence as well as to aspire towards the development of an active network of Scandinavian artists, beyond… Continue
Added by Hillevi on November 19, 2010 at 2:54am —
If you're in New York please drop by the Functional Aesthetics symposium and book launch tomorrow on Nov 19. The series celebrates the launch of the Fashionable Technology Lab at Parsons (Congrats Sabine!), a research center that explores the intersection of design, technology, science and fashion.
Novel Architecture is a project created at the High-Low Tech research group at MIT by students Jie Qi and Adrian Melia. It appears to be a continuation of an exploration in paper computing combined with pop ups that began with the Electronic Popables project.
i particularly love the idea of the hud(heads up display) discussed in the video. small fans were needed in the helmet to keep the wearer's head cool during filming. a photo of it can also be found in the gallery:… Continue
Ref is a wearable pet made by Jens Dyvik for his graduation from the Design Academy Eindhoven. Ref is worn on the wrist and helps you become aware of your emotional state by sensing your heartbeat and mirroring your state of excitement through… Continue
So to continue all the Tron Legacy hype, Disney synced up with Adidas and Oryon Tech to bring you a pair of Tron-inspired Adidas kicks that glow (some Ts included as well). What's interesting about these shoes is that they use a patented EL technology Elastolite that is directly printed on textiles themselves.…