Boy Are You Stressed

I wouldn’t have realized if your watch hadn’t indicted that you’re all stressed up. Like the stress lines on your forehead or the outbreak of pimples are NO indications at ALL! Ok, I’m KIDDING! But really, do we need gadgets and gimmicks to inform of us of our stress levels? Ya-ha, coz we are too reliant on gizmos! My word won’t suffice, so you’re gonna countercheck my claims on something like the StressWatch! A watch that reports the Biofeedback of several body functions.

Functions like the heart rate and the body`s temperature are monitored and displayed as real-time info on the watch. The readings are taken via the lower part of the bracelet and the data gets transformed to guidelines for relaxation.

The guidelines are the well-being waves, visualized on the display, the stress line, displayed on the black bar graph, as well as the heart rate and the body`s temperature, located into the clock face. If the display shows sprinted waves kept in warm colors, and the stress line is completely full, you need to change your breathing and your focus. As you slow down your breathing and find your optimal breathing rate, you will literally see a change of the graphic chart. So the alarming well-being waves transform into smooth one with cool colors and the stress line decreases back to the relaxing indication.

Awesome, I’m hyperventilating at the moment, but no one seems to notice, maybe my StressWatch will!

Designers: Michael Mathis & Gerda Hopfgartner



StressWatch Watch Concept by Gerda Hopfgartner & Michael Mathis