weather data bracelet
nov 03, 2009
weather data bracelet


designer mitchell whitelaw created this bracelet as a wearable data-object, based on 365 days of local
weather data in his hometown of canberra, australia. the bracelet was made from collecting the weather
data and translating it into a 3d form. each day is represented as a thin slice on the bracelet with the highest
temperature as the top of a peak and the lowest as the bottom of the peak. the rainfall is represented with
the holes in the bracelet, with each showing the weekly rainfall levels. using 3-d modeling software,
whitelaw created the form and had it manufactured using a rapid prototyping service called shapeways.
whitelaw printed two models one in white and one in transparent plastic.

http://teemingvoid.blogspot.com/2009/10/weather-bracelet-3d-printed-data.html

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