MDDN351 Wearable Technology
MDDN 351 Wearable Technology explores the many categories of wearable technology and other closely related fields, including wearable computing, techno-fashion, electronic textiles, intelligent jewellery and smart clothes. Guest lectures by wearable technology and art designers are an integral part of this course. Students are expected to research, experiment, and design wearable technology projects.
Elective, Trimester One, 20 points
Mondays 12:40-15:30 + Fridays 9:30-12:20
Media Design Lab | 4THfl. WIG
Room: 409 WIG
Phone: 04 463 6277
Office Hours: Tuesdays 14:00-15:00 or by appointment
This course is open to all interested students 3rd year and higher. If you need an enrolment waiver please contact the coordinator.
MaKey Makey http://makeymakey.com/
A device that makes anything interactive by attaching an alligator clip to it.
It's on kickstarter at the moment but is set to be on Sparkfun by next year.
Modkit Micro: The Easiest Way to Program Microcontrollers
a graphical programming environment for microcontrollers
"A Modern Tech Upgrade For The Classic ‘Little Black Dress’", via PSFK: http://www.psfk.com/2012/05/black-tech-dress.html#ixzz1w8wqQvRs
"The Little Black Dress Goes High-Tech": http://www.styleite.com/media/led-film-dress/#0
"Good News Kodak, This Little Black Dress Has Found A New Use For Film", Gizmodo: http://www.
Hadley sent me this link to the Tron-Style Light Dance Performance by Wrecking Crew Orchestra: http://laughingsquid.com/tron-style-light-dance-performance-by-wrecking-crew-orchestra/
I'd like to add that Peter Vosper from Auckland has been doing similar things with EL wire for many year with his company Vospertron: http://www.vospertron.com/
Shiping's dress is featured at talk2myShirt, the home base of Wearable Electronics: