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  • Fab Intro: Continuity Bracelet
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  • Jenny‚Äôs Playlist Costume
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  • Tie-Poly Leggings and Dataglove
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  • Touch Sensitive Glove
  • TrafoPop LED Jacket
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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:

    Since 2020, Hannah is guest professor of the Spiel&&Objekt Master's program at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin

    From 2013-2015 Mika was 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
    Example Projects

    ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet

    This bracelet is basically a wearable continuity meter that translates the electrical resistance between two fingers into sound.

    ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet

    Circuit diagram and legend of parts:
    ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet schematicATtiny Drawdio Bracelet legend

    Circuit layout – layers:
    ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet layers

    Updated circuit layout used during the workshop (to accommodate different speaker):
    (coming soon….)


    >> https://github.com/plusea/CODE/tree/master/WORKSHOP%20CODE/ARS/a_tinyDrawdioBracelet_sound

    Materials and Parts


    * Copper adhesive sheets >> http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=2176
    * Kapton film
    * Karl-Grimm copper thread
    * Silverized lycra conductive fabric
    * Fake leather
    * Thick cotton thread
    * Metal snap fasteners (poppers)
    * Silhouette tattoo paper


    * ATtiny45 microcontroler >> http://at.rs-online.com/web/p/mikrocontroller/6962614/
    * Speaker
    (* alternative: sewable piezo speaker CMT 1603 >> http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/CMT-1603-SMT-TR/102-1193-1-ND/504822)
    * CR2032 3V coin-cell battery
    * 1.5 M Ohm resistors


    * Large eye not-sharp sewing needles (for thick cotton thread)
    * Medium eye sewing needles (for conductive thread)
    * Scissors
    * Iron
    * Soldering iron
    * Wire cutters and strippers
    * Hole punch
    * Snap press tool
    * Silhouette vinylcutter


    ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet Workshop >> http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=5763
    >> ATtiny Drawdio Bracelet Flickr set
    >> Wearable Studio Flickr set
    >> Code
    >> PDF of book
    >> Andy
    >> Hannah
    >> Our Madagaskar adventure

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