Carly Whitaker's Blog (11)

The Future of Wearable Technology – Mobile Charging and Mind Altering Garments

 

Two incredible projects which are being showcased in London last week at Wearable Futures conference and expo are a solar powered mobile phone charger and a surveillance detecting device. Exciting. I know. The…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on December 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

It’s all in a wink.

Katia Vega is a Beauty Tech Designer and is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the Department of Informatics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) under the supervision of…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on October 31, 2013 at 7:50am — No Comments

It’s All in a Wink

Katia Vega is a Beauty Tech Designer and is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the Department of Informatics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) under the…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on October 31, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Eyebeam Computational Fashion Initiative

 

The Eyebeam initiative, Computational Fashion brings together various artists, designers and promotes collaborate and the development projects which combine technology and fashion, creating incredible…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on October 21, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Dissolving Self by Maziar Ghaderi

 

Documentation images - the making of.

 

Maziar Ghaderi has been featured…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on June 17, 2013 at 6:03am — No Comments

Ridogulous Labs brings you wearable technology for your pet!

Something fun and entertaining to start your Monday off.

Imagine a collar which acts as your obedience trainer, your dietician, your athletic trainer, your chores checklist, your doggie date planner, your dog locator and your invisible fence, just imagine. Well thanks to Ridogulous Labs you don’t…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on June 10, 2013 at 12:36am — No Comments

Wearable Tech Roundup

This is has been quite a busy week for wearable technology filled with speculation around the future of wearable technology and ultimately the impact it will have on our lives and how we inhabit the world.

Manisha Mohan, a young woman studying aeronautical engineering at SRM University in Chennai, India has developed a product called SHE (Society Harnessing Equipment) in response to the…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on April 27, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Interview with Wesley Chau

Wesley Chau's recent project Drop the Beat is a performative garment exploring rhythm and sound through physical interaction. It is inspired by Laurie Anderson's 1986 concert film…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on April 15, 2013 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

T.Ware's T.Jacket: A Therapy Management Wearable for Autistic Children

Developed in early 2012, T.Ware is a remote controlled jacket which applies pressure when triggered to simulate a hug. The wearable is designed for autistic children to reduce anxiety and nervous reactions. Autistic children often react abruptly to…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on April 3, 2013 at 3:27am — No Comments

Onemile: A Shared Connection of Experiences

Onemile is a project designed by Yuxi, Hudson and Maz who students at OCAD University, Toronto Canada . Onemile is a hood which allows the wearers to share past experiences between each other. The project…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on February 18, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Anthropomorphic Wearables: From Brain-sensing headbands to Wagging Wearables Tails

Kickstarter and Indiegogo, both crowdfunding platforms for creative projects, have been used to fund several wearable tech projects. Below is a selection of projects that use the body’s natural brainwaves or heartbeat as input for a…

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Added by Carly Whitaker on January 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments




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