Electronic Cosmetics: Eyelashes that Control Your Mobile Devices

Electronic EyelashesBrazilian Beauty Tech Designer and PhD Student Katia Vega has merged form and function to develop a line of electronic cosmetics. From the Your Professional Search for Knowledge website: “Beauty tech designer Katia Vega has developed a line of cosmetics that can activate electronics using the body as an input device. Vega developed metallised false eyelashes and conducting eye-shadow that can help activate an LED display or launch a mini drone. By winking or blinking, the user completes a very low voltage circuit that can send information and activate specific electronics.” The usage in healthcare would be less about aesthetics and more about helping people who can’t easily move have more control of their life. Read more at: http://www.psfk.com/2013/10/electronic-eyelashes-control-devices.html

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Dave Bove

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