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By Day 4 we were all in the creative spirit with our own projects, sharing our new techniques with each other and teaching the interested bystander on how to use conductive thread to make a basic LED circuit. See one. Do one. Teach one. The M2’s made a glowing pillow! While Hisham worked on needle felting and integrating Maxbotix’s […]Read more ›
By Day 3 the eTextile and paper computing participants were well on their way to creating their own projects. In the morning I introduced the entire group to the ATtiny45 micro-controllers as a ways to activate the LEDs to blink and fade. While some chose to stick with basic LED circuits with textile or paper embellishments at least half the group […]Read more ›
If you’ve ever had the good fortune of entering The Gas Station you know that my workbench is 20 feet long. This space is always a flow of projects, but this morning I noticed it was magnificently mashedup with materials. paints, solder, silk organza, great grandmothers silver sewing tray, conductive paint, Maxbotix and of course GLITTER! Why the glitter? I […]Read more ›
In March I’ll be in Doha, Qatar leading a workshop on eTextiles and wearable computing. Thanks to MaxBotix’s sponsorship – 25 international students will be working with MB1000 – EZ1 ultrasonic range finders. This is the same sensor I used for the haptic coat for the blind, Bats Have Feelings Too (2008).Read more ›
How to sew a Maxbotix Ultrasonic Ranger finder to your eTextile project using Mitsufuji thread and a size 4 Between handsewing needle. Use this method for adding sensors to your wearable computing projects such as this Haptic Cane for the Blind, Bats Have Feelings Too! SUPPLIES: Maxbotix Ultr-Sonic Range Finder from Maxbotix. Mitsufuji Conductive Thread – no longer available […]Read more ›