People have been experimenting with conductive body tattoos and flexible circuits, but Xin Liu’s recent workshop at Eyebeam, NY, really showed the interface possibilities. Participants painted circuits on their arms using Bare Conductive Ink and then connected the traces to the guts of an air mouse strapped onto the wrist with an elastic band. The idea was to create a human mouse using hand gestures, kind of like a more interesting version of Makey Makey. One participant put his jewelry to good use and managed to connect to his Android phone. Love that!
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