Tag: Wearable Media

  • The Ambiguity of Metamorphosis

    The Metamorphosis line from Younghui Kim is a clothing line that detects alcohol levels in its wearers. A female dress responds to the wearer’s level of alcohol consumption through the use of colorful lights and expanding sleeves, while a male’s blazer responds by an expanding collar that slides out to cover the wearer’s face.

  • Gesture Sensing Gloves: The Future of Music

    By Amanda Swan Musicians are often in the news for pushing the boundaries when it comes to making their music, like Beyoncé’s unadvertised surprise album last year or U2’s direct-to-iPhone release of their latest release. Music production has the potential to change dramatically in the near-ish future through the use of gesture sensing gloves.

  • Fitness for your dog

    I own three dogs and I’m a busy graduate student with a full time job.  I’m not sure my dogs get the exercise they need.  If you’ve followed my blogs you know I have an addiction to the Nike Fuelband.  I won’t say I’ve been using it lately, but I love the idea of gamification…

  • Wearable Media as a Human Right?

    This past week Steve Mann from the MIT Technology Review wrote an article titled Wearable Technology as a Human Right. I took umbrage with the article. Mann is well known in the Wearable Media arena because he founded MIT’s wearable computer project more than 20 years ago.

  • What exactly is wearable media and who wears it?

    http://www.theguardian.com/media-network/media-network-blog/2013/sep/13/rise-wearable-technology-infographic#zoomed-picture This hypertext nugget is trying to school you who have no idea about wearable media, present company included.  So I thought I would help break down the graphic for you.