Homebrew superhero suit could be the future of fashion

Proving that Hollywood will have to improve its creative muscle to keep up with reality, a team in Portugal has constructed a real life superhero suit that any geek would be proud to wear.

Created by a team of students from Technical University Eindhoven, their suit for the imaginary superhero Axon may look menacing and powerful, but will imbue the wearer with no special powers other than visual cool. The team used LilyPad Arduino (a micro-controller board designed for wearables and e-textiles) to run the 260 LEDs and 52 reed switches that give the suit its looks. You can see the Axon superhero suit in action in the video below.

Via FashioningTech

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