Converse Beacon

Converse asked us to hack a pair of Chucks around the theme of weather. We created Beacon - an Arduino powered wearable that puts the weather forecast on your feet. Unlike other Chuck Hacks that are just for show, we built an authentic device that anyone with a pair of Chucks, a soldering iron and a lazy afternoon could hack together. I assisted the creative leads in fabrication, concept development and lending my fresh knowledge of the art + code community. 

 

We built comprehensive instructions hosted on Hackster.io so that anyone could learn how to build their own Beacon.

 

We also built custom kits that contained pre-built Beacons, ready to be hacked.