Video-Coat

Wearable TV with the Video Coat

The Video Coat from David Forbes is the ultimate wearable display hack I came across so far. Many artists and Haute Tech designers embrace the idea of animating clothing with light effects and images. Having worked myself in this field intensively for a couple of years I know how challenging this endeavor is, what hard…

Life Dress

Life Dress is a highly interesting wearable electronic design by Elizabeth Fuller, student at NYU’s ITP, and exploring wearable technology, web development and user interface. The dress is formed out of soft silicon tiles containing each an LED. The tiles are electrically and physically connected, creating a dragon skin style dress. Powered by an Arduino,…

iLED – the next wearable display

While OLEDs are the hype of today when it comes to flexible, bright and colorful displays able to be integrated into clothing, a team of scientist is already working on the next big technology which could change the rule of the wearable display game. OLEDs (organic light-emitting diodes) offer faster refresh rates and brighter colors…

Science – Tactile display technology

A team of scientist at the Technical University in Dresden / Germany has demonstrated a new display technology that adds to the visible information representation the tactile dimension. The display is formed of hydro gel droplets the size of 0.3 millimeter packing 297 ‘pixels’ onto just one square centimeter, a pretty high resolution. Hydro gels…

EroGear Wearable Display Jacket

Extending our wearable display topic from yesterday, we found another amazing wearable display from a company called ‘EroGear‘. But unlike to our story yesterday, EroGear is offering their wearable display integrated in any jacket of your choice. Here are some of the impressive features EroGear is offering in their tailor made display jackets: a software…

Wearable tactile display

We interact in the real, physical world in many different ways like seeing (visual), hearing (audio), taste, smell (olfaction) and touch (tactile). Our interaction with the virtual world is comparatively limited mostly to visual and audio and in some cases tactile like some video game controller. A Wearable Tactile Display could add the touch dimension…