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TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 26: ERIC BOYD AND ALEX HAAGAARD

Eric Boyd discussed with us his process of prototyping his Northpaw wearable haptic compass that is now available in readymade kits on Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 25: LIBS ELLIOT AND GUILD EYEWEAR

This month our guest speakers were Elizabeth Elliot, textile designer, and Rod Fitzsimmons Frey, eyeglasses designer and maker. Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 24: PUSH AND KIWI WEARABLES

Mike Lovas of PUSH gave a talk not only about the PUSH armband, which tracks reps, force, and other parameters of weightlifting, but he t Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 23: IZZY CAMILLERI, MAZ GHADERI AND RYAN MAKSYMIC

To kick off the return of the Toronto Wearables Meetup, we’ve brought in Canadian fashion designer Izzy Camilleri to speak about her newe Read more

SOCIAL BODY LAB AT TORONTO MAKER FAIRE

The Social Body Lab spent Toronto Mini Maker Faire at Wychwood Barns. Read more

TWM 22: SOCIAL BODY LAB PROJECTS

For the final installation of TWM in this academic year, we shared the various projects that we’ve been working on for the past eight mon Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 21: FRANCIS LEBOUTHILLIER, MANDAD TABRIZI, STACIE VOS

Francis LeBouthiller, an OCAD Professor and former Chair of Sculpture/Installation, has been busy making babies.   Silicone babies, that Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 20: NICK PUCKETT, ALEX BERIAULT

Assistant Professor Nick Puckett begins by asking, “how does one take “hacking” into the realm of chemicals and smart materials?”  Rather Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 19: JORGE SILVA, DR. KERYN LIAN

This month we were fortunate to bring in Dr. Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 18: HOLIDAY HACKING

What great cheer and merriment was had at our festive Holiday Hacking meetup! Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 17: CAROL MOUKHEIBER, CHRISTOS MARCOPOULOS, DAVID CECCHETTO

This month Professor Carol Moukheiber and Assistant Professor Christos Marcopoulos from U of T’s Responsive Architecture at Daniel’s Lab Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 16: ALEX WILLIAMS, SETH HARDY, CARL PENNY

In this installment of Toronto Wearables Meetup, we were joined by guest speakers  Alex Williams of Up Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 15: GREGORY PHILLIPS AND JP RISHEA

Our September meetup was a smash hit!  Gregory Phillips, a recent OCAD graduate with a background in jewelry design gave us a detailed pr Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 12: RACHAEL KESS, RYAN TAYLOR

“One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush”  This quote by Marquis de Sade was, Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 11: MARISA RANALLI

When Marisa Ranalli began making electronic garments, there were few resources available to her.  Arduino hadn’t quite hit the mass marke Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 10: PAPER CIRCUITS HOLIDAY PARTY

This holiday installation of Toronto Wearables Meetup involved a brief presentation on new materials on the market, foll Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 09: ISABEL PEDERSEN

Isabel Pederson is a Professor of Digital Cultures and Communication at Ryerson University.  Her area of research is in augmented reality Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 07: JEREMY BAILEY

Jeremy Bailey is Toronto-based "famous New Media artist" who doesn't travel alone to when giving artist talks -- he brings his virtual se Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 06: ANGELLA MACKEY

Angella Mackey is an independent Canadian clothing designer currently based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 05: DR. SEAN MONTGOMERY

Wearable Technology Meet Up 5 at Site 3 on Ossington boasted guest lecturer, Dr. Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 04: FEELING NORTH AND NEWS FROM AFAR

The Toronto Wearables Meetup is on the road. Read more

TORONTO WEARABLES MEETUP 01: LAUNCH

On Tuesday, March 16th, Angella & I hosted the first ever Toronto Wearables Meetup! Here is the description of the event: Read more