Ballet Shoe Records Specific Dancer Movements
The Arduino-fitted pointé will tell you how on point your dancing is
Ballet, despite the grace on stage, is a grueling practice of accuracy and perfection. The Electronic Traces shoes by Lesia Trubat is like the eagle-eyed teacher and it can tell if your doing your moves right. With multiple sensors on the sole and tip, it will show if you’re landing on the right foot and if all your leg movements are in place.
Intended to convert dance movements into a stream of visual sensations, the pointé shoes with the sensors sewn in can help a lot in improving a dancer’s technique. It will send all the information to a device so after a routine, a dancer can easily look at recorded graphs, take specific shots and make corrections. Also, the user may tweak how the information is presented on the app.