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These genius 'Netflix socks' can sense when you fall asleep and pause your show

First, you assemble the components.

First, you assemble the components.

This is what you'll need according to Netflix:

  1. Knit socks
  2. Arduino microcontroller
  3. IR LEDs
  4. LED indicator light
  5. Battery
  6. Momentary button
  7. Accelerometer
  8. 12x12 piece of felt
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Then you create a smart insert for the sock.

Then you create a smart insert for the sock.

The full instructions for how to do so are on Netflix's site.

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You slip the insert into your sock.

You slip the insert into your sock.
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You fold over the LED light part so you can tell when it senses you're asleep (in case of a false alarm).

You fold over the LED light part so you can tell when it senses you're asleep (in case of a false alarm).
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When you fall asleep the light starts flashing.

When you fall asleep the light starts flashing.
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And if you don't move at that point, it pauses your show.

And if you don't move at that point, it pauses your show.
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