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PRESENCE of HEART is an emotionally functional dress that uses your heartbeat for fashionable expression and human connection. It is made from Luminex fiber-optic fabric and is lit by 25 LED lights.

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Still shot of the model in the dress with the iPad application by Fang-yu Lin.

Still shot of the model in the dress with the iPad application by Fang-yu Lin.

Posted on Saturday, March 17th 2012

Today we presented the dress at SXSWi. Here is a quick video taken with the iPhone to get you pumped for what is to come! 

Posted on Monday, March 12th 2012

Ping Fu, who invited us to show our work at SXSW, is an amazing woman. I met her in Washington, DC at the Women in Entrepreneurship conference and was impressed by her story. Watch the video to find out more about Ping and her personal magic!

Posted on Sunday, March 11th 2012

The whole dress lights up for the first time!

Posted on Tuesday, March 6th 2012

We are making  a dress that captures the sun and your heart.

We are making  a dress that captures the sun and your heart.

Posted on Saturday, March 3rd 2012

Today Alison bought an extra battery and charger at the Tenergy Corp headquarters in Fremont!

Posted on Tuesday, February 28th 2012

Alana started drilling holes through the couplers today. We didn’t realize how difficult it is to machine acrylic! After a long, frustrating day we decide to use Delrin instead.

Alana started drilling holes through the couplers today. We didn’t realize how difficult it is to machine acrylic! After a long, frustrating day we decide to use Delrin instead.

Posted on Monday, February 27th 2012

The New York Times published an article about fashion technology today!

The New York Times published an article about fashion technology today!

Posted on Saturday, February 25th 2012

Alana finished the design for the coupling system!

Alana finished the design for the coupling system!

Posted on Friday, February 17th 2012