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Wearables News Clips for Tuesday, June 18, 2013

by on Jun.18, 2013, under Wearables, Wearables News, Webelow Wear News Clips

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In today’s clips we learn about Disney going wearable, the now open-sourced Sony SmartWatch,  mind control projects using wearable technology, and a fellowship by Eyebeam for wearable fashion designers.


Disney Gets Into Wearable Tech With The ’MagicBand’
The Next Web

Disney MagicBand is a ticket, hotel room key, and credit card.

Disney MagicBand is a ticket, hotel room key, and credit card.

Disney is introducing a new MagicBand device that ties into a new service that allows theme park visitors to make purchases and reserve experiences … The bands are a colorful wrist device made of rubberized plastic that will allow visitors to the park to tap on check in points to enable various experiences. The bands are adult and child-sized units with both Bluetooth and RF technology inside for long-range and short-range reading. The bands can be ordered online and come free with purchases of tickets or packages.

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Sony SmartWatch Now “Open-Sourced”
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Sony SmartWatch now open-sourced.

Sony SmartWatch now open-sourced.

Although the small device didn’t get too much attention from the tech fans when it launched … it may get a little more  … with Sony’s recent announcement that its SmartWatch has now become open-sourced.

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Review Sony’s Open SmartWatch Project


The Power of the Mind: Five Amazing Projects Controlled With Your Brain
Fashioning Tech

Mind Control Projects Using Wearable Technology

Mind Control Projects Using Wearable Technology

Mind-controlled projects still seem like a novelty, especially since they often require one to wear clunky head-gear. If we look back at the earliest formal expressions of wearable technology, they too went through their awkward adolescent stage in development. With this mind, let’s take a look at five fascinating projects controlled by one’s brain waves. Because ultimately wearables like Glass will only work seamlessly if we actually don’t have to shout commands to our devices.

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Eyebeam Computational Fashion Fellowship 2013-4
Fashioning Tech

Computational Fashion Fellowship open to NY based fashion designers interested in wearable technology.

Computational Fashion Fellowship open to NY based fashion designers interested in wearable technology.

Eyebeam is pleased to announce the Computational Fashion Fellowship call for proposals for 2013/2014. New York-based fashion designers with a strong interest in all aspects of wearable technology are invited to apply. The Fellowship supports research, collaboration, and the presentation of experimental and cutting edge technology within fashion. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 8, 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Standard Time.

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