Are creepy-crawly clothing robots the future of fashion?

Last year, a team of researchers from MIT and Stanford showcased a new direction for wearable electronics in the form of mini-robots called Rovables that could roam over a person's body. Now the team has refined the technology with the launch of Project Kino, a collaborative effort with designers from London's Royal College of Art that explores ways these kinetic wearables could open up new aesthetic and functional clothing possibilities... Continue Reading Are creepy-crawly clothing robots the future of fashion? Category: Robotics Tags: Clothing Fashion MIT Robotics Stanford University Wearable Related Articles: Would you take fashion advice from a computer? Cyclops cap with LCD screen brings video and photos to a (literal) head Lüme fashions feature flexible, programmable LEDs Virtu

Are creepy-crawly clothing robots the future of fashion?

Last year, a team of researchers from MIT and Stanford showcased a new direction for wearable electronics in the form of mini-robots called Rovables that could roam over a person's body. ...

Tue 1 Aug 17 from Gizmag

High Tech Meets High Fashion With Kino ‘Living’ Jewelry

Static accessories are so 2016: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created “living” jewelry. The miniaturized robots, dubbed Kino, meander across your ...

Thu 3 Aug 17 from Geek.com

MIT reveals 'living jewelry' robots

The bots work by clinging onto clothes which have magnets. The bots can be used for aesthetic purposes, roaming on clothes to change their style, or can be paired to mobile devices. ...

Tue 1 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

MIT’s ‘living jewelry’ is made up of small robot assistants

 Project Kino was inspired by ‘living jewelry,’ large bedazzled beetles and other insects worn as decoration in different parts of the world. The MIT Media lab version is much ...

Tue 1 Aug 17 from TechCrunch

Robo-jewelry could be how you talk to your digital assistant in the future

MIT has developed 'robot jewelry' that could change the look of your clothes and serve as a conduit for your digital assistant.

Wed 2 Aug 17 from Techradar

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