wearable technology

Design

How Björk's Mask Was 3D-Printed from Her Own Face

It may be what’s inside that counts, but a new collaboration between MIT’s Mediated Matter Group, and a 3D printing company brings Björk’s insides to the outside.
Andrew Salomone
8.15.16
DuoSkin

This Pretty Temporary Tattoo Lets You Remotely Control Your Devices

This is some of the prettiest and easiest biohacking we’ve seen yet.
Louise Matsakis
8.14.16
Technology

This Temporary Tattoo Can Measure How Drunk You Are

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable patch that releases a drug to induce sweat, which is then tested for dangerous blood-alcohol levels.
Daisy Meager
8.4.16
Fashion

Shine Bright Like a Projector with This Tech-Savvy Hat

Lumen Couture debuts a self-contained projector at a Calgary fashion show.
Francesca Capossela
7.2.16
Fashion

A Luminous Wearable Headpiece Imitates Melting Glaciers

The ‘Glacial’ headpiece lights up and protests global warming—and it's really, really beautiful.
Francesca Capossela
6.28.16
Design

Your Brainwaves Control the Wings of a Gorgeous Butterfly Skirt

The calmer you are, the faster the 'Enlightenment' skirt flaps its wings.
Francesca Capossela
6.24.16
Fashion

Living Dresses Move, Breathe, and Know How You’re Feeling

Ying Gao uses technology to demonstrate the protective and uncertain natures of interactive clothing.
Francesca Capossela
6.8.16
THE FUTURE

This Necklace Counts Calories by Listening to You Chew

The future of fitness trackers might be a calorie-counting necklace
Kate Lunau
3.19.16
Art

250 Earbuds Dangle from This Headphone Wig

Japanese designers PARTY made a hairpiece of hundreds of earbuds.
DJ Pangburn
3.13.16
News

The Canadian Space Agency's Plan to Engineer Super-Thin Wearables for Astronauts

Montreal company Hexoskin is helping the agency develop an "On-Astronaut Wireless Sensor System" that could one day be used on long-term missions.
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
Design

This Wearable Light Fixture Keeps Your Face Lit

Nan Zhao’s Halo is a wearable perfect for optimal night selfies.
DJ Pangburn
12.4.15
Art

Wearables Meet Sufi Mysticism in a Cosmic A/V Performance

Maziar Ghaderi's 'Dissolving Self 2' combines eastern mysticism with wearable technology to update the whirling dervish for the modern era.
Emerson Rosenthal
12.22.14
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