Feel first hand when another is in motion.
Creates haptic feedback when you touch another person. enabling you to experience the way in which you physically interact with another. Allowing you to understand the strength, and possible perceived intention of your touch, allowing you to not only obtain more physical sensation through your own touch but also, rethink possible unwarranted physical interactions.
This jewellery would be synced across devices to the time each batch was finished production. At that time everyday each device would notify its user of it’s time and engage the group in a small action which allows the user to take comfort in the knowledge of each other person engaging in the same collective ritual experience as well as the production of the piece as a whole.Prototype
Two torcs that track the position of multiple other people wearing them on small vibrotactile 180 degree displays. Both vertical and horizontal position is tracked. Letting you know if someone is above, below or in which direction. But not being able to know who. Possibly learning to discern by recalling patterns of movement.
Using live satellite and plane data these shoe inserts nudge you when an object is directly overhead. Letting you feel the movements of the human built sky and our strive for communication.
Worn on the arm, simple touch transposed over distance.
Haptic feedback cuff that tells you when you are standing exactly where someone else wearing it stood before.
A device that remembers proportions and aspects of objects held or grasped. Allows for ‘playback’ of this data. “The fish was *Actually* this long!”
Gloves that amplify the feeling of surface qualities to be more intense (not in a linear way, more internally noticeable (hot doesn’t go to burning etc)) A way to make more tactile and memorable physical interactions between people.
A device that physically covers the heart. Sits directly against the skin.Set to reflect what another person is feeling. Mechanisms include warmth, prickers, swirling massagers, fluffy bits, and feathers.Prototype
Cheek covering that warms when someone else blushes or feels embarrassment or shame.Prototype
The side of your body warms and your clothes shift color when you are adjacent to someone you are attracted to.
A set of belts for a couple, one with sensors one with actuators. Monitors belly and back on a pregnant person. Transposes sensation of baby kicks as well as well as lower back pain and other aches to non-pregnant partner.
Transpose hot flashes from someone who is experiencing menopause to everyone else in the room who is not. Temperature sensors, radios, heaters.
Alternative mode for the “Hot Sides” enabling the wearer to express interest with trepidation.
Two pairs of shoes that mirror the texture of the ground beneath them.
a bed which produces an imprint in response to a matching bed. Allows partners to feel presence in bed without bothersome snoring, noises, fidgeting etc.
Set the enthusiasm level and receive a shock every time the device feels you’ve surpassed it.
Sense a constant vibration in the direction of the nearest exit. acts as comfort for those with anxiety or fear.
looks like an elastic band but has a small motor on the underside of the wrist to alert the wearer when they’ve stepped into a politically awkward or uncomfortable conversation.