Unicorn Wearable Uses Neuroscience to Help Kids

Turning her attention to kids with ADHD, tech fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht teamed with researchers at ARS Electronica to create a playful, bio-sensing unicorn wearable headset that keeps a watchful eye on what peaks their interest. Behind the badass Spider Dress and other techno-neuroscience fashion designs by Anouk Wipprecht frolics a tireless Alice-in-Wonderland-like tinkerer who prefers soldering electronics and software coding over outdoor tea parties. Wipprecht is her own wearable technology Maker Faire, traveling the globe to team up with innovators ranging from Audi to Intel. She creates one-of-a-kind garments, many of which light up, move or video record without the wearer lifting a finger. She uses Arduino, Intel Curie or Intel Edison compute modules and sensors that combine to turn a person’s biometric data into automatic reactions. Her latest creation…


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