Nanogami: the microbiome expanded. Speak your truth. Listen to your gut.

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    Abstract

    Nanogami is a bioresponsive garment to visualize the importance of the microbiome on collective wellbeing. The microbiome is the group of bacteria, viruses, and cells that live within and on our bodies. This galaxy of particles makes up more than half of the human body and are noted to be responsible for overall health and mood.

    From nano - micro sensations, Nanogami's dichromic origami fabric seeks to visualize this micro-galaxy with mood sensing, breath monitoring, and inflatable actuation to assist in ideal homeostasis. Within the concept of extimacy, showing the internal states to the external world, the Nanogami illuminates the microbiome to promote awareness with a self monitoring, mediated textile to provoke wellbeing with real-time visual and haptic feedback.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationISWC'18: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    Pages295-300
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-5967-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    EventThe 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2018) - Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore, Singapore
    Duration: 8 Oct 201812 Oct 2018
    http://iswc.net/iswc18/

    Conference

    ConferenceThe 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2018)
    Abbreviated titleISWC 2018
    CountrySingapore
    CitySingapore
    Period8/10/1812/10/18
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    Neidlinger, K. L., Willson, C., Truong, K. P., Hermens, H. J., & Evers, V. (2018). Nanogami: the microbiome expanded. Speak your truth. Listen to your gut. In ISWC'18: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 295-300). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3267242.3267296