Festival in Vienna has been making a splash
in the world of cocktail robotics for 12 years. This evening I freed myself just in time to catch a wearable entry, Daredroid
, that has left me awe struck.
, Jane Tingley
and Marius Kintel
were in attendance displaying the dress with promises of a demonstration tomorrow. Along with v2.nl
they came up with a really nice method for making a fluid dress
An Accufusor, or Pain Pump, is used by anesthesiologist to administer a regulated dose of medication over a long duration. These are already made to be wearable and maintain a constant pressure which drastically simplifies the valving required for interactive effects. The disadvantage is having to find an anesthesiologist in Vienna willing to part with some in the eleventh hour for an art project. Needless they pulled it off miraculously.
A range sensing neck piece is intended to determine proximity of participants and shutdown the flow of alcohol when they are too intimate (close).