menu

GIF T-shirts Uses Wearer’s Heartbeats To Animate Itself

GIF T-shirts Uses Wearer’s Heartbeats To Animate Itself
technology

Clothing item senses your heart beat and displays it on a heart-shaped LED array.

Natalia Gemperli
  • 2 october 2012

New York based artists Sean Montgomery (Produce Consume Robot) created a t-shirt that reads the wearer’s heartbeat and displays it on their clothing as pulses of light. The garment has sensors that read one’s EKG and produce flashes of light in time with the person’s own heart.

The idea behind the concept is that wearing it intensifies the feeling of life and rhythm, while at the same time reminds people of their electrical and mechanical roots. It’s a way to see how the body reacts in social situations or even during exercising.

Shown internationally as biofeedback art, the first commercially available Heart-felt Shirt debuted at the World Maker Faire 2012. The t-shirt is cleanable but not washable and runs on three AAA batteries.

Check out the video from the Maker Faire below:

Heart Felt Apparel

+#technology
+advertising
+apparel
+Culture
+Fashion
+fashion / apparel
+Health
+Innovation
+Science
+technology
+USA

More in Health

Health

Smart Bandage Will Apply Wound Medication For You

Researchers have developed the smart bandage to automatically analyze and administer care to a wound

19 October 2017
Health

Hearing Aids Reinvented To Make Them More Wearable For All

Eargo believes a redesign can make an unpopular product into something desirable

18 October 2017

The Latest

Event

To move beyond novelty activations and one-time gimmicks, PSFK equips marketers with the insights, templates and analytics to develop high-reach campaigns that meet consumers in the moment, collect and build upon experiential data, and build scale through content creation.

October 18, 2017
Video

At PSFK 2017, Studio Industries CEO Mike Lee teleported us in a time machine to the grocery store of the future, where experiences will reign over products

September 27, 2017
No search results found.