Game Controlled by Your Heart Rate Puts You in Zen Mode

Game Controlled by Your Heart Rate Puts You in Zen Mode
technology

'Skip a Beat' uses the iPhone's flash to detect a user's pulse, which needs to be within a target range for player mastery

Emma Hutchings
  • 9 february 2015

Skip a Beat is a new game for the iPhone and iPod touch that is controlled by the player’s heart rate. Developed by Amsterdam-based healthcare software company Happitech, the endless runner game accesses the device’s flash to detect a pulse and then uses it like a controller.

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