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Enter The ISWC Design Competition!

Submit your e-textiles design for a chance to win some SparkFun gear!

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ISWC 2013, the seventeenth annual International Symposium on Wearable Computers, is (and I quote) “the premier forum for wearable computing and issues related to on-body and worn mobile technologies. ISWC 2013 will bring together researchers, product vendors, fashion designers, textile manufacturers, users, and related professionals to share information and advances in wearable computing.” The event is held September 9-12 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Dia sharing the e-textiles love

Part of the ISWC IS a design contest open to the public! Our very own e-textiles guru, Dia Campbell, is one of the jurors and the prizes are provided by SparkFun.

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2012’s winner for “Best in Show” and “Most Inclusive and Usable Design”

The deadline is approaching quickly (June 30th), but there is still time to submit your creation. The full rules of the competition can be found here. Submissions will be judged based on:

  • Concept
  • Technology
  • Execution
  • Communication
  • Audience/Usability

Check out the ISWC website to read the rules and submit your design. Good luck!


Comments 5 comments

  • Good one!

    Check this for more design competitions: 110Designs.com

  • Wow!!! Great competition… i would like to take part in this competition…. how can i take part in it..please tell me in detail.. Thanks in advanced..

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  • The ISWC Design Competition! Great competition!!!!!!!!!!

    what is the procedure of this competition….. i am waiting for the entries

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  • Do Iron Man gauntlets count? Just saying, that’s what I’d be building right now

    • That’s what I’m building right now. :)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBDlSFPJ-Ro

      But seriously, I’ll be really curious to see the entries- I’ll bet there will be some really cool stuff.