When speaking of our individual capacity to effect change in the world, the wise and eco-friendly superhero Captain Planet once said, “The power is yours!”
In a nod to the annual geekfest that is known as the annual Comic-Con in San Diego, Texas Instruments put together a superhero-inspired infographic highlighting the ability techies have to create their own hero-inspired technology.
Think Tron-looking helmets with Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth.
It might sound hokey, but amazing tech has been created by hobbyists fooling around in garages. After all, Steve Wozniak’s Apple I was born out of meetings with the original DIY heroes, the Homebrew Computer Club.
Wearable devices present a huge opportunity for DIYers as Texas Instruments cites estimates in its infographic that predict the number of wearable devices will increase by 157 million for a total of 171 million devices by 2016.
Check out the infographic from TI below for more.