by Tony Olsson

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C H A P T E R  11

Beat Dress

The LED dress has become the “the little black dress” of wearables, so of course it's included in this book. To add a twist with some fun interaction, this dress will react to sound that will be calibrated to loud sounds like a drum beat in music. To stay true to the original inspiration, this project is based on a simple cut, little black dress—so that you can keep it business in the daytime and light up your nightlife after work.

This project is a progression on the methods and technology from the sunshine umbrella project. A more advanced technique of matrix construction will be introduced using conductive thread instead of wires. So if you haven't had a look at the previous chapter, I suggest you do so before ...

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