Jazsalyn McNeil, Creator of the Pulse Dress

Friday, February 3, 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

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Jazsalyn McNeil posing with pulse dress.

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Friday, February 3, 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm
Add to calendar 02/03/2017 11:00 02/03/2017 12:00 Jazsalyn McNeil, Creator of the Pulse Dress <p>As a graduating senior, College of Textiles student Jazsalyn McNeil used her design skills and a flair for fashion to explain ideas like biometric sensing and nanomaterials to a general audience with her Pulse Dress, which incorporates LEDs that blink with the wearer&rsquo;s heartbeat. McNeil&rsquo;s dress - both visually stunning and technologically relevant -- makes the relatively unknown field of electronic textiles self-evident. Now &nbsp;McNeil is working on projects for galleries and museums, as well as apparel companies across the country.</p> <p>An&nbsp;interactive installation of the Pulse Dress will be exhibited in the Hunt Library Apple&nbsp;Technology Showcase throughout&nbsp;February 2017. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Teaching and Visualization Lab

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Teaching and Visualization Lab, Hunt Library

About This Event

As a graduating senior, College of Textiles student Jazsalyn McNeil used her design skills and a flair for fashion to explain ideas like biometric sensing and nanomaterials to a general audience with her Pulse Dress, which incorporates LEDs that blink with the wearer’s heartbeat. McNeil’s dress - both visually stunning and technologically relevant -- makes the relatively unknown field of electronic textiles self-evident. Now  McNeil is working on projects for galleries and museums, as well as apparel companies across the country.

An interactive installation of the Pulse Dress will be exhibited in the Hunt Library Apple Technology Showcase throughout February 2017.   

Contact Information

Lauren Di Monte
919-513-7865