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Long exposure experiments with dancers, EL Wire suits, an LED and DSLR camera.
I have finally gotten the hardware in (mostly) working order for my wacky fiber optic light suit. Let's check out what I've done!
Adventures in building a wireless EL wire dance suit for a troupe.
I'm using six of the same sensor in my fiber optic suit, with only four hardware configurable addresses. I need to take advantage of my ESP32 to create multiple I2C buses.
Adventures in building an EL wire dance suit for a troupe.
Control a robot wirelessly with your hand using XBees, Arduino and an accelerometer.
Using EL once again for my students' performance using a glove controller, XBees, EL sequencers and Arduino.
Let's check out my third design to control LEDs based on movement using an accelerometer!
Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!
I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.
Let's take a look at different power solutions for your garments and props!
Remixing Anouk Wipprecht's Kitty Ear soldering project shared on OSHPARK and Shapeways.
Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!
Angela installs some custom infinity mirrors in novelty heart-themed shoes for Valentine's fun.
My experiences exploring wearables for dancers performing a choreographed piece.
These fashionable earmuffs have a hidden circuit inside that will keep you extra warm this winter.
As Andrew finishes up his fiber optic light suit, he's adding in gesture control. Let's see how it works.
You wanted more LilyPad; you got it! Plenty of fresh, new e-textile kits and amenities for your wearable needs!
Andy is working on an audio control subsystem for his new fiber optic rave suit...let's check it out.
Sew LED strips into a fur vest for Halloween, Burning Man or any event that calls for furry lights.