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September has been crazy busy.  I can remember the last few days of August just as I was gatting into full swing with Wearables challenge and then Whoosh or something like that,  its nearly the end of September and the challenge part of the Wearables challenge will be coming to an end soon. I decided that after coming up with the initial design I would do some work with each of the components I would be using. First up was the Neopixels.  Initially had a bit of a problem as I rus ...
Well it might not be a good storyboard but its my storyboard and i’m sticking to it (Unless somebody points out a big mistake and I change it) I have annoted each step but will put the text under each photo in case you can’t read my really bad handwriting.     Visitor walks up to a museum. Their ‘Heart on the sleeve’ is flashing randomly to show that they aren’t currently in a museum. But as they get closer the gps chip detects that they are going into a ...
It took a while to come,but after watching the delivery tracking website for what seemed like days on end and having to explain what a AdaFruit Flora is so the kit could be put through customs. Well after all that I now have my kit. So lets have a quick look at whats in the box Some very boring cardboard, but at least it came well packed Getting close now Really close Ta - Da The Full Kit   The Actual AdaFruit Flora Itself   The Sewing stuff   Bags full of goodness (Mainly ...
After looking at the images of tattoos that I posted recently and thinking about my ideas for the project I decided there was only one thing for it and that was to break out the felt tips and get something on paper. I wasn't too bothered exactly what i drew but I knew that just the act of putting pen to paper would help to crystallise my ideas by giving me something to look at and think about.  I knew I wanted to represent a museum gallery and exhibits in it. So I drew a circle with eight ...
The other seven people who are taking part in  the AdaFruit Flora Challenge are probably writing their first blog posts and discussing bits,bytes,shift registers,resistance,current and lots of other technical stuff.  Don't worry I will get on to that but for now I wanted to talk about the more creative side of my project. The Challenge asked for technology that helps people get that much closer. Looking at my proposal I wrote: The device that i am proposing is a piece of wearable ...