X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Déjà Vu RFID Purse Concept: for Forgetful Geeks

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Last month we saw proof that practical technology can be seamlessly integrated into fashionable items. The Déjà Vu concept is another promising example. Made by MIT students Heidi Chen and Nicole Tariverdian, it’s a bag that can tell you if you’ve forgotten to put particular items in it.

deju vu concept rfid bag by Heidi Chen and Nicole Tariverdian

The tech in the bag is based on a Lilypad Arduino system. By placing RFID tags on up to five items, the bag will be able to detect whether these items are put in or taken out of the bag. A simple LED notification system tells you which items are already inside the bag – provided you haven’t forgotten which LED stands for which item of course.

deju vu concept rfid bag by Heidi Chen and Nicole Tariverdian 2

As you can see in the top picture, although the LEDs stand out overall the tech is still integrated tastefully into the bag. Here’s a demo of the Déjà Vu:

Very practical and easy to understand. If you want to have your own Déjà Vu bag, you can get the code and instructions from the MIT New Textiles page. I wonder if it’s possible to make a bag with a built-in bar code reader and a small LCD display. That way you won’t have to memorize which LED stands for which object, you won’t have to use RFID tags and you’ll be able to mark more items.

[via FashioningTech]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Worx Switchdriver

Worx Switchdriver

Northern Lights by Drone

Northern Lights by Drone

Fiat 124 Spider Coupe May Land Next Year! HUZAAAH!

Fiat 124 Spider Coupe May Land Next Year! HUZAAAH!

Roborace DevBot Self-driving Race Car Test Mule Breaks Cover

Roborace DevBot Self-driving Race Car Test Mule Breaks Cover

Blackbox H.R. Giger 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Blackbox H.R. Giger 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Russian Superhero Film Guardians Trailer

Russian Superhero Film Guardians Trailer

Advertisement