Filter Magazine


July 29th, 2009

The reSkin Media Lab provided a framework for examining and reflecting on the futuristic vision that artefacts worn on the body will increasingly be “smart”, will “think”, and will augment communication. (more…)

July 29th, 2009

Tactile/ We are covered in approximately1.6 square metres of skin that protects us from disease, chemicals and radiation, regulates body temperature, synthesises vitamins, repairs DNA, heals cuts and bruises, and keeps the mozzies out. (more…)

July 29th, 2009

The rapidly expanding field of wearable technologies fuses fashion and object design with portable, networked communication devices that respond to a range of environmental, biological and electronically mapped signals in unique ways. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Still a young industry, there are many questions surrounding the validity and usefulness of experiments with smart textiles, textiles and electronics, electro-textiles, wearables and interactive clothing. Is it really practical to integrate hard electronics into our soft and washable fabrics? What’s the difference between an intelligent garment and an interactive garment? (more…)

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