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Wearable Tech Theater of the Absurd: Cadbury Jacket Lights Up When You Eat Chocolate

London Designers Created Coat To Illustrate Joy Of Eating Chocolate

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Cadbury has created an interactive jacket that responds and lights up as the wearer eats chocolate as part of its ongoing "Joyville" themed campaign.

London design firm Hirsch & Mann designed the jacket on behalf of Cadbury's PR company GolinHarris; it's intended to amplify the joy experienced by a person as he or she enjoys two different flavors of Cadbury chocolates: Cadbury + Daim and the Cadbury + Oreo. The technology uses Raspberry Pi controllers. The coat is triggered to light up when a sensor picks up chocolate traces. A "blinking heartbeat" then appears in the middle of the jacket and finally, music blares out of hidden speakers as confetti explodes out of the coat's collar.

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