Ramyah from media lab presented her MA-thesis work yesterday. It was really interesting. She provided us with some links and pdf of her thesis: Ramyah Gowrishankar: Designing Fabric Interactions
Creating transistors from cotton fibers brings a new perspective to the seamless integration of electronics and textiles, enabling the creation of wearable electronic devices,” Hinestroza said.
See the whole post here.
This might be interesting for some groups:
DIY Fabric Speakers
Hanna Perner-Wilson demonstrates some ways to make your own wearable speakers.
I thought I’d post this as it is an idea I’ve been interested in for a while but not had a chance to work with. Idea is to make a simple step sequencer which is part of a sweater – the pads could be actually knitted. It is a personal music machine that you wear and walk around with. I don’t know if this is easy to do, but could be fun to have a few of them and have a walking band that can walk around town…
I just ran across sparkfuns latest addition to e-textiles: They are now selling conductive stainless fiber That may be interesting way to make conductive threads, or conductive felt etc. on your own.