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Throw down in style!
Today we have a very cool tutorial from our e-textiles guru Dia. This tutorial has kinda already made the rounds on the interwebs (such as on Gizmodo), but we wanted to mention it here because, well, it's pretty awesome. Check it out:
What you see above is a Dungeon and Dragons bracer that is equipped with a 7-segment display. When the wearer shakes his/her arm, it will randomly display the numbers 1 and 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, or 100. So, essentially, it could replace all the dice you'd need to play D&D. The project uses a bunch of LilyPad components, namely:
This is a very cool (and super nerdy) project that we really like. It shows an awesome way to apply e-textile technology to a useful project. Check out Dia's full-tutorial for more information and to learn how to build your own!