menu

Wearable Technology: LED Compass Skirt

Wearable Technology: LED Compass Skirt
technology

A smart piece of clothing helps in wayfinding.

Naresh Kumar
  • 3 june 2010

Artist Meredith Scheff’s NorthSkirt is a piece of wearable smart clothing made from soft circuitry. The skirt contains 8 rows of 4 LEDs each, powered by a 9v battery and has a digital compass which lights up a particular row of LEDs pointing north. At the heart of the technology behind this skirt is a flexible soft-circuit board and a haptic compass kit called North Paw.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email address below and we’ll get you signed up for 30-day access to our content and newsletters.
Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.