Glowing 3D Printed Coat Buttons

January 16, 2014

3D printed NeoPixel coat buttons

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Chameleon Scarf 2.0 with FLORA Color Sensor

January 15, 2014

Make a scarf that changes color to match your outfit! Uses 3D printed flexible NeoPixel diffusers.

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 01/15/2014

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Shine Activity Monitor Teardown

January 08, 2014

Becky Stern and Ladyada take apart the Shine activity monitor by Misfit Wearables.

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 01/08/2014

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All About Electroluminescent Materials – EL Wire, EL Tape, EL Panel!

January 01, 2014

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NeoPixel Ring Bangle Bracelet with GEMMA

December 18, 2013

Make your own pixel ring bling.

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 12/18/2013

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Fitbit Force Teardown

December 11, 2013

Inside the Fitbit Force

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 12/11/2013

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Wearable Electronics Holiday Gift Guide 2013

December 04, 2013

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 12/04/2013

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 11/27/2013

November 27, 2013

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Cell Phone Charging Purse – the Power of Induction

Build your own cell-phone charging handbag.

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 11/20/2013

November 20, 2013

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Wearables Panel at Engadget Expand

November 19, 2013

I was on a panel discussion with Sonny Wu from Misfit Wearables and Oscar Kalmaru from Narrative, moderated by Endgaget’s Ryan Block (click through for video):

“Getting people to want to wear things all the time — whether it’s on or off” is a huge stumbling block, said Becky Stern, director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit. Sure, smartwatches and activity trackers are becoming increasingly more visible in the tech space, but mainstream adoption is still key for the long-term success of the diminutive gadgets. Here at Expand NY, a trio of wearable-tech experts from across the spectrum of devices discussed the tech and the roadblocks to widespread use from consumers. Currently, there’s still a challenge with getting the public to want to wear anything, let alone a smartwatch or activity tracker.

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 11/06/2013

November 06, 2013

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Decorative Gourd Season

A close adaptation of this McSweeney’s article

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 10/30/2013

October 30, 2013

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Introducing GEMMA

Love Flora but want a bite-sized version? Look no further, Gemma is a tiny wearable platform board with a lot of might in a 1″ diameter package. Powered by a Attiny85 and programmable with an Arduino IDE over USB, you’ll be able to realize any wearable project!

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Hackett’s Bike Generator

October 28, 2013

Hackett shows you how to build a bike charger for a deep cycle battery so you can power your life during the next natural disaster. (video produced by Becky Stern)

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 10/23/2013

October 23, 2013

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TRON Hoodie with EL Wire

Are you looking for a last minute Halloween costume that looks like it took forever? Try building a TRON hoodie with EL wire! With just a bit of stitching (and no soldering!) you can make a lovely accented hoodie that will look cool, keep you warm and also make you more visible while trick-or-treating!

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Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern 10/16/2013

October 16, 2013

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