Supplies List for Project

There are three main components of this project: the gloves (along with separate “finger covers”), the GSR detector, and the LED array. There’s also going to be some kind of a display element for the final presentation of the piece, but I haven’t yet decided what kind of a display method I’m going to be using, so I’m not sure yet whether I’m going to need to make anything for that yet or not. Continue reading →

Looking at Skin Temperature

During my individual meeting with our teachers last week discussing my research project, we talked about what kinds of possible inputs my wearable could be measuring in order to maximize accuracy and visual/conceptual interest of the final output. This has also got me thinking about what exactly are the things I should be measuring. The first and probably most important one is skin temperature. Continue reading →

Defining My Project

I think I’m starting to get a pretty good handle on what I want to do for my research project. I’ve been wanting to try and find a way to mesh traditional craft with emerging technologies, as both of these practices are really important and interesting to me. Continue reading →