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Wired to Wear Highlights Wearable Tech At Museum of Science & Industry

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If you wear a watch that keeps track of the number of steps you take each day or earphones that allow you to take and make hands-free phone calls, you’re already immersed in the world of a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. It gives visitors a look at what could be the future for the technology that’s woven into everything you wear. First Light host Brian O’Keefe got an early look at ‘Wired to Wear’

Jet suit pilot Richard Browning flew across the Museum of Science and Industry’s north lawn as part of the media preview for the Wired to Wear exhibit

Jet suit pilot Richard Browning flew across the Museum of Science and Industry’s north lawn as part of the media preview for the Wired to Wear exhibit

Browning’s jet suit is on display as part of the wearable tech exhibit ‘Wired to Wear’

Browning’s jet suit is on display as part of the wearable tech exhibit ‘Wired to Wear’

13-year old Jordan Reeves created a purple plastic prosthetic glitter cannon because “glitter heck yeah!”

13-year old Jordan Reeves created a purple plastic prosthetic glitter cannon because “glitter heck yeah!”

Wired to Wear curator Kathleen McCarthy welcomed reporters to a preview of the new exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

Wired to Wear curator Kathleen McCarthy welcomed reporters to a preview of the new exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

Musuem of Science & Industry Celebrates Black Creativity

To Celebrate The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry opened this year's exhibit to honor Black Creativity. First Light host Brian O'Keefe visited the exhibit this week and met with MSI's Director of Science and Integrated Strategies, Manny Juarez about the tradition that started in 1970.

Museum of Science and Industry's Innovator Gallery celebrates the story of eight Chicago area innovators

Museum of Science and Industry's Innovator Gallery celebrates the story of eight Chicago area innovators