Wearable power-module manufacturer Ardica invites the wearable (power) electronic community to the design contest ‘Power to the People‘.
Design professionals, students and all forward thinkers into the hot fashion future are challenged to come up with designs for interactive clothing designed around Ardica’s revolutionary new wearable power technology.
Registration is open now, the guidelines can be found on this page and the submission deadline is Oct 1, 2009.
The prize money ranges from $5,000.- to $2,000.- with a special $2,000.- prize for the best student work.
The contest aims to reach out to the best and the brightest in the fields of
engineering, industrial design, art, architecture, fashion around the globe to develop new concepts with the Ardica Moshi Power System.
The Moshi Power System holds up to 35 Watt-hours of energy and provides 5 Volts DC at 1 amp (5 Watts) via a standard USB cable, weights less than 320 grams and measuring 10” x 6” x 0.5”. That’s a lot of power to keep people warm during cold winter days and give some power to our mobility gadgets around our body.
For detail information check out the ‘Power for the People‘ design contest site. Wish all who take on the design challenge success and we will try to get the winning designs featured here on talk2myShirt.