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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
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    LED Solutions

    Used in Wearable Waste of Energy, Tilt Sensing Bracelet (feedback bracelet)…

    Shapelock LED

    Make a little loop at the end of the LED so you can sew it onto fabrics. covering the bottom with Shapelock helps to get stability and also gives a button like look.

    conductive fabric and neoprene example

    Conductive fabric example

    Wireless Tilt Sensing Bracelet example

    Wired Tilt Sensing Bracelet example

    Wearable Waste of Energy example

    Using buttons with LEDS

    Kempton’s Light for life: Glowing button cycling jacket Instructable:
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-for-life-Shining-bright-cycling-jacket/



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