Category Archives: Textile Interface Project

Contact Rugby Jersey

Project Description  A good rugby team has strength and stamina, and to achieve such a skilled team it is important that the biggest players i.e, the forwards can keep up the pace throughout the game without getting tired out from high levels of contact. One way to reduce fatigue from high levels of contact is […]

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Spotify Controller T-Shirt

Tactile interaction is a common mean of communication which evolved with humans over time, but social media has depressed this basic mean of communication. Lack of in-person connections can lead to many mental health challenges. Close ties not only help nurture positive emotions, but they also cure the harmful effects of anxiety, depression and stress. […]

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My Fidget

My Fidget Catherine Reyto | MDes | Digital Futures Description My Fidget(™ !) is a wearable accessory consisting of three components, that helps with habits commonly associated with acts of “fidgeting”, hair twirling in particular.  I devised an original, non-obtrusive system that could help in soothing the impulse to reach for my hair.  I targeted a […]

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Police Pocket

Description:  ‘Police Pocket’ is an anti-theft alerting system. It is a sound-based, portable and detachable pouch which can be placed in any pockets to contain wallets. The intended user could be anyone who uses a pocket (lol…just kidding!). I have conceptualised this idea while travelling in a Subway one day when I came across a […]

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Fitness Go

Project Title Fitness Go Project Description As technology becomes more and more seamlessly integrated into people’s daily life, using devices such as computers and smartphones have become inevitable to complete needs from work to entertainment to basic daily needs. They often become so invisible due to the frequent appearance in our life that we don’t […]

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Signal Sling

Code @ GitHub Edited @ 10:30 p.m. to add photos and GitHub link. The Signal Sling is practical wearable for cyclists that places a pair of illuminated turn signals near the rider’s left shoulder. Using stretch-variable resistant fabrics, the devices tracks flexion at the elbow and armpit to determine which hand signal is being made. […]

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The Play Band

Project Title The Play Band — Play music wherever you want and however you want Project Description  (250 words max) The Play Band is an interactive textile interface project, the main idea is by providing an instrument to people who love music, that they can bring with them anywhere because of it’s soft and portable, it’ll only take up […]

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Embroidery Improvisation

Project Description: This project is my exploration of interactive embroidery using conductive threads. It is an abstract composition, which might remind drawn sketch on paper.  My idea was to create a source of inspiration and relaxation. Every day we are overwhelmed with information, numbers, words and images, and in some moments all we need is […]

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Flex Signal

  Who is the intended user? Experimental music makers. What is the intended application? Note that this can be either a practical, solution-oriented application (design?) or something more exploratory (art?). Takes advantage of our hand dexterity to create a simple interface and synthesizer, with potential for expanded application through interacting with media and a users environment. […]

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Button Pushers

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A textile wearable-interaction designed around ‘social buttons'[1] and social-media behaviours using DIY textile sensors, to entice the users to engage in real-world interactions with the instant gratification of social media clicks accumulation through sound and visual feedback. Through this social experiment I am exploring the question, ‘What is the impact of social media interactions on […]

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