In this workshop we will show you how to connect the basics of electronics with wearable technologies.
> Understanding Electronics in an easy and applicable way (Voltage/Current/Resistance)
> How to apply different types of LEDs in your wearable design.
> Sensors, inputs and outputs.
> Batteries! (Is it a big problem? How to solve it?!)
> Lilypad! What is it?
Interactive clothes are a new way to communicate with the environment and others around you, let's learn how to do it in an easy and funny way.
- The workshop is 2 hours long and will be structured with an explanation about the subject followed by practical exercises.
- No prior knowledge is required.
* This workshop is part of a bigger course called "Pimp my Interactive Clothes" where the participants will be able to learn different technologies and build their own wearable projects. If you want to develop your own project, you can register and be part of the entire course or just take some extra tutoring hours. If this interests you, please contact us.
Tutor: Rebeca Duque Estrada is an Architect, Maker, 3d printing teacher and Wearable Enthusiast, known from Olabi, your favourite Makerspace in Rio, Brazil, where she has been teaching several Maker-Workshops.