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The LilyPad XBee sew-in wearable radio created by myself and Kate Hartman just got an update to add a reset button and improve its manufacturability. This board can be paired with LilyPad wearable sensors, custom built sensors and a variety of output devices …

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The LilyPad XBee a sew-in wearable radio is now available from SparkFun Electronics! It can be paired with LilyPad wearable sensors, custom built sensors and a variety of output devices to create a complete wireless wearable system. The board is …

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Wearable radios are coming for your clothes! The LilyPad XBee sew-on ZigBee boards just headed out for manufacture. We finished testing the final green prototype version, nudged in a few improvements and about four weeks from now they’ll be commercially …

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Our LilyPad XBee sew-in wearable radio board is now available! More info on the new LilyPad XBee site.

The first prototype of the XBee LilyPad open-source wearable radio has arrived and is working properly. All the lights turn on, the connections are just great and getting a proto in hand has spawned all kinds of new ideas. The …

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This is a second draft of the XBee LilyPad that Kate and I are working on. It adds some noise filtering and decoupling capacitors to help with reliability. We’ve also added LED outputs so users can tell if the XBee …

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We work with the LilyPad open-source wearables system and the XBee radios a lot at ITP, so Kate Hartman and I decided that it was time to put the two together. My Friday 7 in 7 project was to create …

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Your XBee project isn’t working? Here’s some common mistakes that both beginners and experts make: Not using the latest firmware (especially if ATD0 or ATIR is giving an error)* No reference voltage to VREF pin on the 802.15.4 radios (analog …

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We’re experimenting with a LilyPad-style wearable coin cell to supply 3.6 Volts to the XBee LilyPad from a 2450 Lithium Ion rechargeable cell. The voltage is nominally out of spec for the XBee, but seems to work just fine in …

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Robert Faludi is an advisor and consultant for connected device companies. He is currently head of product for Perceptive Things, a startup in the Smart Buildings space. For six years, he was the Chief Innovator at Digi International, working to …

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