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Prototyping interactions with

static electricity & textiles

Hello and welcome! This e-Static handbook gives an overview of the basic knowledge and skills needed to start exploring static electricity as a material property of textiles for shaping interactions with electronic textiles.
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Getting started
Some basics on what is static electricity, how to engage with it safely, e-static everyday materials, some DIY science experiments, and more… >>
Designing e-static interactions
An introduction to triboelectric generator circuit, tips on how to design interactions, ways of incorporating static electricity to textiles, and more… >>