Fabcell -Fabric element-

The Fabcell systems consists of multiple Fabcell modules and a controller module. Fabcell module is a color changing textile. This color changing technology enables to realize a dynamic color changing product or interior. Fabcell allows users to change a specific color or a pattern according to user's taste, and to share the designed pattern data on the internet, which lead to a new communication.

Fabcell -Fabric element-

Fabcell is a flexible, non-emissive, and multi-color fabric module.

By digital data, and applying voltage,
the color of the textile can be smoothly changed, ranging from black red, green, blue.
In Fabcell, color changing yarns and electric component are woven together,
and it is possible not only to stay a specific color, but also to change colors dynamically.
it can enable them a new expression of visual imagery, if it used for soft oblects like colothing or interior product, unlike hard and rigid products using LED or LCD.

64Fabcell Display

64Fabcell Display is a pattern changing interior product.
Users can customize the variation of changing pattern from the original software on PC.

64Fabcell Display

64Fabcell Display is also used for an ambient display.
When some sensors are atatched, each Fabcell changes its color from the sensor's information.

64Fabcell Display

Fabcell, Fabric Element came after a "pixel" from computer display,
and created from the inspiration of the pixel which could have the texture of fabric.
You could say 64Fabcell Display is a textile version of computer display with 64 pixels.
The shown image is 64Fabcell Display displayed the teapod which has been familiar to the world of compuger graphics.

Credit

Fabcell -Fabric Element-

2005-2008
Design&Creation : Midori Shibutani, Mariko Higaki, Taishi Hori, Akira Wakita, Wakita Lab, Keio University
Special Thanks: Tomoko Sekiguchi, Kayoko Oya, Seitaro Taniguchi, Yuuki Anezaki, Jun Sato


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