Tagged: wearable

NBA top that changes allegiance

Recently, at the NBA NBA’s All-Start Technology Summit, Commissioner Adam Silver reveil the “smart jersey” that can change the name and number on the shirt using a smartphone app. (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…)

Fabric exosuit could make trekking a breeze


When we think of an exoskeleton we usually think of rigid frameworks with hydraulic joints. Well a team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have attempted to make a soft exoskeleton through the use of fabric. (more…)

Colourful thoughts


Combining 3D printing, knitting, 14 multi-coloured LED’s and an EEG brain monitor has enabled sensoree to create a striking headpiece that dynamically reflects the state of the wearers mind. (more…)

Stretchable antenna for wearables

One of the factors limiting the integration of electronics and clothes is the availability of flexible components. It is therefore encouraging to see the work on stretch and bendable antenna at North Carolina Uni. (more…)