World’s first wearable, sharable, programmable t-shirt

Ballentine’s and Cute Circuit have invented tshirtOS, which may redefine clothing trend in the future for geeks. This is the first wearable, sharable and programmable tshirt which have one hundred percent cotton platformed for digital creativity. Currently it’s in the prototype stage, the 100% cotton t-shirt can be programmed by an iOS app to do a variety of things, such as displaying a live Twitter feed or GIF image.tshirtOS TshirtOS is the world’s first such t-shirt that that is connected to the web. Due to high costs, the creators are currently determining if there is enough demand before they go into production. However, if there’s sufficient interest and demand, you might be able to see the tshirtOS at your local department store one day. Should that happen there’s only one question left: Will the tshirtOS be available in black? Well, those are interested may sign up the official Facebook page for updates relating to tShirtOS.

Making of tshirtOS

Here is the building of the world’s most advanced piece of digital clothing(in pics)

A selection of fabric for tshirtOS

A selection of fabric for tshirtOS

tshirtOS brain model to test Bluetooth connection

tshirtOS brain model to test Bluetooth connection

Random selection of tshirtOS parts

Random selection of tshirtOS parts

Oscilloscope bluetooth, accelerometer and battery

Oscilloscope bluetooth, accelerometer and battery

Soldering the prototype

Soldering the prototype

Camera and breakout board

More chips : Camera and breakout board

Components used to make up the screen

Components used to make up the screen

The first brain transmits byte data to screen via Bluetooth

The first brain transmits byte data to screen via Bluetooth

Batteries used to power tshirtOS

Batteries used to power tshirtOS

1 of the 32 processors used to power the screen

1 of the 32 processors used to power the screen

An oscilloscope observing voltages

An oscilloscope observing voltages

Screen test tshirtOS meet everyone, everyone meet tshirtOS

Screen test : tshirtOS meet everyone, everyone meet tshirtOS

The world's smallest commercial camera

Omnivision Cube : The world’s smallest commercial camera

The final tshirtOS brain including all functionality

The final tshirtOS brain including all functionality

How the t-shirt connects to the internet

tshirtOS app : How the t-shirt connects to the internet

The app can pull in twitter streams, mentions and hashtags

#Tweet:The app can pull in twitter streams, mentions and hashtags

T-shirt can take and display photos

Camera : T-shirt can take and display photos

If you’re interesting in tshirtOS express your interest here on Ballantine’s facebook page , where the idea is being tracked and if there is enough interest, it can be mass-produced.