Wu-Lee has created an awesome LED Hat.
The LED has uses a mesh that carries 1024 LEDs! Thatâ€™s a lot of wiring and soldering. The construction notes are a very interesting and a inspirational read. The great thing about this concept is that anything can be displayed on the matrix of 16 (vertical) and 64 (horizontal around the hat) pixels. Images, icons, text, anything can be visualized in animated form to express yourself, light up your party or simple use your hat to advertise. Now thatâ€™s what I call working with the
The integration looks very neat and clean and the animation that can be seen in the demo video give a very powerful idea of the potential that is inside this Hat concept.
Wu-Leeâ€™s construction notes might also serve as inspiration for students, DIY fans or even a mighty big company to come up with better, useful, practical and most of all more fashionable products that light up to positively influence our mood by changing the color of our clothing, bags and yeah – even hats.
Light, especially animated light displays that react to certain situations have always had a fascination and having the possibility to change our outfit (the color of it) in line of our emotions is one of the wishes of fashion designers as well as for consumer.
May the light come
over out of our clothing soon.
More details on how Wu-Lee designed and created the LED Hat are at this Site.