Knitting Machine Turns Brainwaves Into Patterns

Design News 06.25.13

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Tired of boring old knitting patterns? NeuroKnitting uses an EEG headset to record how your brain reacts to music. While listening to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations,” the headset measures  relaxation, excitement, and cognitive load. The impulses are turned into data that feeds to a hacked knitting machine, and voila! A scarf replete with your brainwaves. 

In other news, Snapchat launches SnapKidz, and Kartell plans China expansion. See the headlines after the jump.

• A Machine That Turns Your Brainwaves Into Knitting Patterns | Co.Exist
 Snapchat Debuts SnapKidz, A Sext-Free App For Kids Under 13 | Fast Company
• Kartell set for major expansion throughout China | The Editor at Large

(Image: via Co.Exist)

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