Make: Wearable Electronics, 1Ed

Make: Wearable Electronics, 1Ed

Make: Wearable Electronics is perfect for makers new to wearable tech. This book introduces you to the tools, materials, and techniques for creating interactive circuits and embedding them in clothing.

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Welcome to the world of shoes that can dynamically shift your height, jackets that display when the next bus is coming, and neckties that can nudge your business partner from across the room. Whether it be for fashion, function, or human connectedness, wearable electronics can be used to design interactive systems that are intimate and engaging.

 

Make: Wearable Electronics is intended for those with an interest in physical computing who are looking to create interfaces or systems that live on the body. Perfect for makers new to wearable technology, this book introduces you to the tools, materials, and techniques for creating interactive electronic circuits and embedding them in clothing and apparel.

 

Each chapter features experiments to get you comfortable with the technology and then invites you to build upon that knowledge with your own projects. Fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions and images of amazing creations made by artists and professional designers, this book offers a concrete understanding of electronic circuits, sensors, and how you can use them to bring your wearable projects from concept to prototype.

Kate Hartman:
Kate is a professor at OCAD University, where she spearheaded the implementation of an undergraduate minor in Wearable Technology. She is the co-founder of the Toronto Wearables Meetup. She previously taught courses in physical computing, soft circuitry, and fashionable technology at ITP/NYU and Parsons The New School for Design. Her work has been shown at various O’Reilly events, including ETech, ETel, Where 2.0, and Maker Faire. Her work is also included the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.