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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…)

Digital protection – air pollution and UV sensing dress


We think of dresses as passive items that we put on and then forget about. However, Fashion designer Kid Wang (王彥熙) challenged that concept with a dress that can respond to the wearers environment, specifically, warning if the air quality or UV light exceed safe limits (被動式防護衣). (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…)

Keeping baby safe – monitoring baby clothes


Fashion design student Peter Li (李俊毅) has created an innovative baby garment that measures the child’s temperature and UV exposure, giving a visual warning should these stray outside normal values. (more…)

Laser cut LED running top

Fashion design student Blair (許亞臻) has created an LED running top that measures the runners movement and synchronises the flashing of the lights to the arm swing. A laser cut outer layer creates a star like effect. (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…)

Motion sensitive fashion on the catwalk at 實踐大學

The fashion design students of Shih Chien university (實踐大學) created motion sensitive garments as part of their week long 2013 workshop on electronic fashion. Lab-alpha7’s team member, Paul Gough, ran the workshop with a mix of enthusiastic 1st and 3rd year students. (more…)