Wearable Tech Research #1.2

textile electronics

See through me (2009) by Meg Grant

  • watch –> https://vimeo.com/7276131
  • http://www.meggrant.com/see-thru-me.html
  • Inspired in part by the idea of cartoon bullet holes letting light shine through the body
  •  36 separate simple circuits, each with a light dependent resistor controlling the brightness of an led


Climate dress (2009) by Diffus

  • watch –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0HBulcqcQ0
  • https://diffus.dk/work/project-climate-dress/
  • soft conductive thread, do not rely on wiring -> soft textile circuit


Fibre Optics Weaving by XS Labs

  • http://www.xslabs.net/karma-chameleon/site/prototypes.php


Vega wang

  • https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8qmz9p/meet-vega-zaishi-wang-beijings-high-tech-seamstress
  • electroluminescent technology


experimental fashion 

studio xo 

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  • https://www.studio-xo.com/
  • Flying dress (2013) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjrhxNsxq60
  • Anemone (2013) – https://www.amanda-buckley.com/alt-anemone-lady-gaga
  • Laser dress (2015) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GTCfOKCRoA
  • fiber optic dress (2014) – https://fashioningtech.com/2014/09/16/richard-nicolls-illuminated-garment-at-london-fashion-week/


Flesh dress  (2012) by local androids

  • watch –> https://vimeo.com/44993153
  • https://www.fastcompany.com/90181920/ew-a-pulsating-dress-made-of-realistic-fake-skin-nsfw
  • http://localandroids.com/
  •  interactive skindress that expresses excitement like between two people when they first meet
  •  pulse through its veins on the hips and inflates/deflates the shoulder balloons
  • approached it responds by increasing its pulse rate through the veins as if it’s excited, balloon inflates
  • Upon contact the suit will show it’s vulnerable side by deflating the shoulder balloons


Smoke dress (2013) by Anouk Wipprecht




Mi.Mu Smart  Gloves (2012) by Imogen Heap

  • watch –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvyVQqCO8pY&feature=emb_logo & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci-yB6EgVW4
  • https://mimugloves.com/
  • https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/26/mi-mu-imogen-heap-musical-gloves-price-launch-date/
  • wearable musical instrument
  • composing music using gesture
  • switch between instruments or manipulate your voice


TshirtOS (2013) by Cute Circuit

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  • watch –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSNHZOG3BWE
  • https://cutecircuit.com/tshirtos/
  • programmable t-shirt
  • thousands of full colour pixels arranged in a soft wearable grid, it is controlled using an App on your mobile phone
  • Microphone (sound and noise reactive)
  • Movement sensor (jump and display new animations) + accelerometer
  • Headphone jack (play music wirelessly from your smartphone)
  • Micro-camera

(not really wearable tech, but cool materials?)
Grow on you (2007)
by Lucy Mcrae

  • body architect
  • https://www.lucymcrae.net/home
  • https://www.ted.com/talks/lucy_mcrae_how_can_technology_transform_the_human_body/details?language=en
  • https://www.yellowtrace.com.au/lucy-mcrae-body-architect-ngv-conceptual-design/


The Next Black – A film about the Future of Clothing (2015) : https://vimeo.com/93468365

sources: https://www.slideshare.net/Tech_Natives/tech-natives-event-3-mobile-wearable-smart-tech-melissa-coleman


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