Making Furniture Interactive

September 14, 2007

Other Arduino form-factors – Textiles

Filed under: Course Materials,Examples — jet @ 4:18 pm

The Arduino boards we’re using in class are typical of prototyping kits developed by engineers: A PC board with a lot of leads, and it’s up to the user to figure out how to attach/hide it to whatever project they are working on.

Leah Buechley at University of Colorado, Boulder,  has gone a different direction. Her Arduino toolkit is designed from the point of view of someone working with textiles. It’s a stitchable “patch” with the connection points placed around the outside of the patch:

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