Heartbeatz is a revolution in wearable visual dance tech. Utilizing infrared reflection technology the device detects the heartbeat of its user and mimics the very movement of the blood in your veins with light via a length of Electro Luminescent wire. When listening to a song with a strong, constant bass rhythm the HeartBeatz will tune and begin to beat in time with it. The conception of Heartbeatz will allow any onlookers to be able to observe this process. When applied to a large crowd amazing patterns of light can appear throughout a club or event.
However, the applications do not end there – Heartbeatz can be utilised in any other situation where a person’s heart rate might want to be observed but in a less formal way, for example keep fit classes, or children playing in the dark.
Designer: Michael Skillings & Allan Aikman