Interacket Jacket Changes Color Based on What You Touch

Norwegian design studio Drap og Design presents the Interacket jacket, which lights up in the color

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Norwegian design studio Drap og Design presents the Interacket jacket, which lights up in the color of whatever you touch. Adding to the growth of wearable tech, the garment is inspired by the color-morphing ability of chameleons and squids, and is constructed from an inner layer of the kind of reflective foil found on emergency heating blankets and lined with red, green and blue LEDs, under a simple painter’s suit which functions as the outer layer. The electronics consist of two Arduino chips and a color sensor. Although it would not be very effective as camouflage, potential applications could include safety clothing for nighttime activities such as biking. Watch the video above for a demonstration of the jacket’s capabilities.

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