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200910 - Finger Bend Sensor

Finger Bend Sensor

Test bend sensor for finger to control LED Light.


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191224 - Light Arms

191224 - Light Arms

Light Arms activated. I push a ‘soft button’ to change the colors and trigger animations of the addressable LED, whose light is contained and traveling through a 2mm fiber optic cable…

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Video above > A few weeks ago I wore and introduced my ‘Arm Lights’ while making live beats at Elektro Open Stage in Berlin.

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2 bend sensors analog read arduino etextiles

190524 - Bend Sensor + Multi-Touchpad Read In Arduino and Visualized in openFrameworks

190524 - Bend Sensor Read In Arduino and Visualized in openFrameworks

2 Bend Sensors being visualized.

Reading serial in oF via ofxSimpleSerial to read both separate inputs.

In Arduino, I’m using the INPUT_PULLUP in order to use the internal 20k ohm resistor as a voltage divider.


A0 + A1 as analog pins for both sensors and the other Ground pins for the other side with the alligator clips.


I learned about creating matrices during Make Your Own Multi-Touchpad Workshop.

We read the serial values using vvvv, a commercial toolkit for visual programming, as well as Processing, a JAVA based language.

Since openFrameworks is my tool of choice, I used it to write an app to visualize Multi-Touchpads.

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190321 - Light Vest - Process of sewing

eTextile sewing for Light Vest

Sewing the textile enclosure for the fiber optic which to carry the lulu ‘s light.

You can see the copper conductive thread sewed as well.

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190317 - Voltage Divider - Bend Sensor controls LEDs

190317 - Voltage Divider > Sensor to control LEDs

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The player above has 2 videos:

They show the tests of the bend sensor affecting the red led.

The first video uses a Flora board by adafruit.

In the second one, I am testing the ATtiny85 which ended up being the chosen microcontroller.


The sketchbook notes shows how the Voltage Divider works.

It ables me to turn the ohm changes from the sensor into voltage for analog reading by the microcontroller.


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190316 - eTextile Bend Sensor

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The process of making an eTextile Bend Sensor.

Conductive thread and fabric are used to capture the change in ohms from the bending.