Soft Circuit Workshop
        ITP Summer 2008
Why do circuits need to be soft?
?
What is a soft circuit?
Soft Circuits at ITP




     Face Mask

                                         Q Beta


                               ...
Soft Circuits at ITP


                                    Felt Resistor




The Soft Electric
General Soft Circuit Examples

Extrasoft Labs
 Spaceships




                                                      Leah B...
textiles | craft

       Soft
       Circuit
       Workshop




electronics
tech

       Wearables




body
investigating
 researching
 discovering
  inventing
[introductions]
Basic Conductive Materials - Fabric/Thread
Commercial & Industrial Applications

•   EMF shielding - often used for creating homemade solutions for
    protecting ag...
Repurposed Materials
Advanced Materials
Basic Techniques -
Sewing/Construction
Advanced Techniques: Hard/Soft Connections
Durability/Washability Tests
Power: supply, management, integration
Laser Cut / Razor Cut Circuits
Logic:
Arduino Lilypad
    & other
microcontroller
   solutions
Imagining New Materials:
    What’s missing?
ASSIGNMENTS:

“Sketches”
Readings
Material Report
Technique Report
Final Project


ALSO:


Material Connexion
Guest speakers
Your favorite shopping buddy
Fashion Center Info Kiosk:
         39th St & 7th Ave
creativity
     agility
resourcefulness
  imagination
Soft Circuit Workshop
        ITP Summer 2008
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
Softcircuitworkshop Class01
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Softcircuitworkshop Class01

  1. 1. Soft Circuit Workshop ITP Summer 2008
  2. 2. Why do circuits need to be soft?
  3. 3. ?
  4. 4. What is a soft circuit?
  5. 5. Soft Circuits at ITP Face Mask Q Beta BlinkCam Urban Sonar Clutch
  6. 6. Soft Circuits at ITP Felt Resistor The Soft Electric
  7. 7. General Soft Circuit Examples Extrasoft Labs Spaceships Leah Buechley International Fashion Machines Wearable LED Display POM POM Wall Dimmer embrace-me Studio5050
  8. 8. textiles | craft Soft Circuit Workshop electronics
  9. 9. tech Wearables body
  10. 10. investigating researching discovering inventing
  11. 11. [introductions]
  12. 12. Basic Conductive Materials - Fabric/Thread
  13. 13. Commercial & Industrial Applications • EMF shielding - often used for creating homemade solutions for protecting against electromagnetic fields • Anti-static - used in carpeting and other commercial products to prevent static • Medical - certain types of silver conductive fabric are used for dressing wounds because of their minimal adhering and antimicrobial properties
  14. 14. Repurposed Materials
  15. 15. Advanced Materials
  16. 16. Basic Techniques - Sewing/Construction
  17. 17. Advanced Techniques: Hard/Soft Connections
  18. 18. Durability/Washability Tests
  19. 19. Power: supply, management, integration
  20. 20. Laser Cut / Razor Cut Circuits
  21. 21. Logic: Arduino Lilypad & other microcontroller solutions
  22. 22. Imagining New Materials: What’s missing?
  23. 23. ASSIGNMENTS: “Sketches” Readings Material Report Technique Report Final Project ALSO: Material Connexion Guest speakers
  24. 24. Your favorite shopping buddy
  25. 25. Fashion Center Info Kiosk: 39th St & 7th Ave
  26. 26. creativity agility resourcefulness imagination
  27. 27. Soft Circuit Workshop ITP Summer 2008
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