Digital Body


  In the course of technological and economic 
changes, the borders between human and machine tend to merge. The internet enables us to overcome our physical boundaries by shifting our physical present into the virtual world, creating a new consciousness … Continue reading


body extended001

EXTORTED an extention to distort your mobile traffic data With recent revelations about the NSA, and the current discussion about Vorratsdatenspeicherung, we are beginning to see that there is an increasing gap between the right to privacy and contemporary, digital surveillance … Continue reading



  in this workshop i made a sleeping mask that wakes you up if there is movement in front of you. it has a distance sensor on the outside, where the eyes would be and an led on the inside. … Continue reading



  The process began with a quest for a particular aesthetic. As a personal preference I chose to work on collars, whose styles have undergone a transformation throughout the centuries. In the course of my research I began to favour … Continue reading

Control two servos over Bluetooth using RoboRemo app

RoboRemo is one of the best Arduino-Android apps that we used. Download the App for Android : Google Play Store I put the Arduino Sketch in Video Description. original post here >>

Amarino remote controller


When making navigation project prototype, it is a bit of an overload to implement GPS navigation system (or to implement a bridge to it) to test your physical navigation device. For the user test and demo, it is useful to … Continue reading

stepper motor

Here is a good introduction on the stepper motor.

power assist suit from Japan

Here is the new power assist suit from Panasonic. They are lunching it soon on market! The technology is there.. but how about the design?! The video is in Japanese, but you can read about it from the following news … Continue reading

3 ideas per person


Here is the documentation of the “3 ideas per person” presentation session.

Project Jacquard

By Google Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms. Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces.

Immersive Journalism using oculus rift

immersive journalism

Soft Exosuits

by Harvard Biodesign Lab We are developing next generation soft wearable robots that use innovative textiles to provide a more conformal, unobtrusive and compliant means to interface to the human body. These robots will augment the capabilities of healthy individuals … Continue reading

Wearable Assistive Material

by Institute of Making The long-term aims of the project are to make a wearable assistive material that can support walking without the need for motors, visible splints or other perceivable supports so that people can enjoy life without … Continue reading

HAL the exoskelton

HAL® [Hybrid Assistive Limb®] is the world‘s first*1 cyborg-type robot, by which a wearer‘s bodily functions can be improved, supported and enhanced. Wearing of HAL® leads to a fusion of “man”, “machine” and “information”. HAL® assists a physically challenged person … Continue reading

optical camouflage

Optical camouflage delivers a similar experience to Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, but using it requires a slightly complicated arrangement. First, the person who wants to be invisible (let’s call him Harry) dons a garment that resembles a hooded raincoat. The … Continue reading

Classic Science Fiction film about surveillance

Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam 1984 1984 Michael Radford It is based on the novel of the same title “1984″ by George Orwell. The concept of “big brother” originate in this story. The Final Cut 2004 Omar Naim I do not … Continue reading

Some Classic Cyborg Science Fiction Films

Ghost In the Shell 1995 Mamoru Oshii RoboCop 1987 Paul Verhoeven Blade Runner 1982 Ridley Scott oh, it is 2019 this happens?!


Ekran Resmi 2015-05-26 00.40.34

A critical approach to Smartphones


Wiechula Hans

Found some great works dealing with interactions, textile, architecture…. One of my favorite is Resinance because it is dealing with communication/interaction between different materials. They respond to each other and show reactions. There is so much more to develop … Continue reading



I did some experiments with a shape memory alloy an a textile button. http:// Nitinol I from Julia Dreier on Vimeo.   http:// Nitinol II from Julia Dreier on Vimeo.  



a big extended nose which covers the other dominant organs of perception, which helps you to concentrate and maximize your personal olfactory experience.

julia`s picks


first pick is a nowadays usal wearable connected to the smartphone hidden in the look of jewellery. Ringly cuff smart jewellery is similar to the first post but with a wider range of changeable designs. http:// share ware is a … Continue reading

Smell Extended


  What happens when you extend your nose? We tried to extend our smell function by physically extending the path to our nose. A little fan in the lowest part of the extention helps the smell to circulate through the … Continue reading


Google Glass from Tehni Azhar on Vimeo.

workshop IV: eTextiles

Materials copper conductive fabric Shieldex® Kassel Company: Statex Characteristics: Corrosion proof copper-silver plated polyamide ripstop fabric, < 0.03 Ohms/cm2 surface resistivity. Can be cut with laser cutter. You can also apply solder. example: Lasercut Fabric Breakout silver stretch conductive … Continue reading

Electronic Skin

by Yonggang Huang and ohn A. Rogers “Moving one step closer to developing electronic skin, Yonggang Huang, a Northwestern University professor and John A. Rogers, a University of Illinois professor, have created a thin, flexible eletronic patch for sophisticated wireless … Continue reading

DIgital Tatto NFC tag

by vivalnk

Energy Addicts

by Naomi Kizhner!final-project–energy-addicts/c7q0 “Naomi Kizhner’s critical design work Energy Addicts is a collection of three parasitic jewelery pieces that harvest energy from the wearer’s body.” (from

Moff: Wearable Smart Toy For Kids

More at here >>


IMG_3256 Kopie

My idea was to create sizable glasses to prevent emotional distress because of body sizes.



The brave new new world

After the presentation of your pick of wearable technology, I made a small SF story on how the world will be if these technology become norm of our everyday life. I wonder if this is the future we want to … Continue reading

choices from Noel

Hussein Chalayan LED Dress Richard Nicoll SS15 at London Fashion Week RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER Pulse Room Adam Harvey Stealth Wear

WS1 outcomeBruno


from scrap i created fecal to idea converter. the product can be put on like a belt and automatically connects. in the future, where sitting is no longer possible, it can be worn constantly. merely a little co2 is left … Continue reading

BioSuit : The Future Spacesuit

by Dava Newman (MIT) For the past dozen years, I have been working with colleagues and students here at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with collaborators in various disciplines from around the world to develop a new … Continue reading

Captain Electric and Battery Boy

By Joanna Berzowska,Vincent Leclerc, Marc Beaulieu, Catou Cournoyer, Catherine Marchand, Gaïa Orain, Emily Paris, Miliana Sesartic, Lois Frankel (xs Lab Concordia university) «Captain Electric» is a collection of three electronic garments that both passively harness energy from the body … Continue reading


Gladius Systems North Face Met 5 Jacket Ying Gao / The show still goes on Julia

5 Wearables

1. seems very simple. the technology is not very advanced, but the idea is very clever. 2. put a smartwatch in here because of the hype. this one has a e-ink diplay, which makes it cheap and the battery … Continue reading

Car for blind drivers Alisa

New senses for humans Alisa

5 wearable-technologies

Google Cardboard Microsoft HoloLens Keyglove Keyglove #04 – Typing With Prototype B from Jeff Rowberg on Vimeo. Senseboard Emotiv Insight Ulas

Ultrasonic Distance Sensor & Buzzer


5 Wearables

Healthcare Disco Dog Revolar Advicy Drive Reactiv Robin


by James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau

taste sensor—taste

See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception

by Madeline Schwartzman ISBN-10: 1907317295

Fashionable Technology

by Sabine Seymour ISBN-10: 3990432257


Find 5 wearable technology that you find interesting. catalog them on post so the others can see it, and present the summary and why you find them interesting. There are many books, exhibitions, conferences covered the topic of wearable technology … Continue reading

The Cyborg Handbook

by Donna J. Haraway (Foreword), Chris Hables-Gray (Contributor), Ron Eglash (Contributor), Manfred E. Clynes (Contributor), Alfred Meyers (Contributor), Robert W. Driscoll (Contributor), Sarah Williams (Contributor), Motokazu Hori (Contributor), Monica J. Casper (Contributor), Philip K. Dick (Contributor) ISBN-10: 0415908493

Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed

by Harold Koda ISBN-10: 0300103123

28 days in someone else’s body

Seeing I by Mark Farid

BrainPort Vision


by panGenerator

Jacobson’s Fabulous Olfactometer

by Susanna Hertrich

Augmented Hand

By Golan Levin, Chris Sugrue, and Kyle McDonald Augmented Hand Series (Demonstration, 2014) from Golan Levin on Vimeo.

The Machine to be Another

Protocoder for Android prototyping




Human Synth with Bare Conductive

DIY prosthetic hand with brainwave interface

wearable technology meetup on April 27th Monday, April 27, 2015 7:00 PM at IXDS (Paul-Lincke-Ufer 39/40, Berlin ) This is chance for wearable tech enthusiasts to meet and exchange ideas with like-minded people. This will be a satellite event, leading up to our Festival in … Continue reading

#FASHIONTECH BERLIN at Re:publica May 5-7th, at re:publica 15 The conference schedule from here >> Following the impressive launch of the new sub-conference in January 2015 by our main partner and event host PREMIUM and SEEK, we are happy to announce the … Continue reading

Wear It Festival Berlin Wear It is a platform and festival on wearable electronics and fashion technologies. We bring together, organize and promote our community and partners. The next Wear It will be sometime in end of September to beginning of October

Julia’s project


hey there, I choose this picture because it showes quite good how expandable textiles are. I found a really nice fashion designer working with differend kind of techniques. and as opposite to him, but the work relates also to … Continue reading

Old Spice Muscle Music “To promote the new Old Spice scent Danger Zone, Old Spice Muscleman Terry Crews does what no man has ever done before—play a drum set using nothing but his flexing muscles. In addition to watching his historically important muscle-powered … Continue reading


gesture control interface using muscle EMG signal by Thalmic Labs


brain wave display cat ear, commercial product. by Neurowear

Workshop III: Extended Senses

Humans have senses, Sight (ophthalmoception), hearing (audioception), taste (gustaoception), smell (olfacoception or olfacception), and touch (tactioception)… But could we sense even more? Can we extend our capability of sensing the world with the help of technology? Introduction to body: extended … Continue reading

Workshop II : Muscle Machine


In this workshop, we experiment how it feels to be “connected” with machine with simple muscle sensor + servo motor setup. How does it feel to control a motor with your muscle activation? Does it feel like part of your … Continue reading

Introduction to body: extended III senses

Wearable Computing, networked body Steve Mann and Thad Starner -Google Glass -Internet of things -Life Logging -Quantified self James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau, Social Tele-presence (2001) Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man Extending Senses Neil Harbisson hears … Continue reading

Introduction to body: extended II Aesthetics

Aesthetic Extension Tensoku / Foot Binding Old Chinese tradition to tie girl’s foot to keep it small Neck Coil/Ring Corset (Mr. Pearl) Mr. Pearl is a corset maker and also he wears it himself These practices looks extreme, … Continue reading

Workshop I: Aesthetic Extension


Assignment: Take Scissors and Tapes! Create your own body extension with papers and fabric. This is a way to sketch out your idea quickly. Let your imagination flow and extend your body in any way you want. Take a good … Continue reading

Introduction to body: extended I

In this course, we intend to re-think about the current wearable technology from body and its extension with technology, and seek for alternative scenario beside the current trend. In recent years “wearable technology” became a hot topic, as many big … Continue reading