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Class 13: Skin electronics#

Global Instructor: Katia Vega

Inspired by invisible computing, augmenting human capabilities and magic, this class proposes novel ways of interacting with the world. The focus is on Katia Vega´s Beauty Technology, a wearable computing subfield that integrates technology into cosmetics to be applied directly to one’s skin, fingernails and hair in order to transform the body’s surface in an interactive platform. Conductive Makeup, Tech Nails, FX e-makeup and Hairware are some of Beauty Technologies. Connect your body with environment and enhance your communication

Program Outline

  • References
  • Projects
  • Electronics on the skin
  • Rfid tags

Evaluation and assessment

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