Tagged: 實踐大學

Electronic Sportswear Workshop

Combining sportswear and electronics can open up new ways of making training more effective, safer and fun. Fashion design students at Shih Chien University, together with electronic engineers from neighbouring National Taiwan University, took on this creative challenge in a recent 10 day workshop. (more…)

Alarm jacket to keep women safe


Fashion design student Po-Ching Chiu (邱柏菁) has developed an alarm jacket with female safety in mind. Using a combination of flashing LED lights and startling loud sounds the garment gives the impression of giving an electric shock while being perfectly safe. The design includes a convenient pull tag to quickly activate the alarm when under stress. (more…)

Fresh – Scented electronic exercise gloves for the elderly


Fashion design master students Iris (黎彥伶) and Yuan (陳昱安) and postgraduate engineer Ted (沈續濤): designed, made and tested their fragrant electronic gloves for the elderly. The gloves gently encourage elderly, often wheel-bound, patients to remain active through the use of monitored hand exercises with feedback via coloured LED’s. In addition, the gloves provide warmth and, triggered by the heat, a pleasant fragrance. (more…)