Assignment 1: Speculative Wearable

Concept:

My wearable is meant to provide a physical and visual representation of your heart (pulse). It reads your pulse from your wrist as any other fitbit or smartwatch can do. In reaction to your pulse in the wearable will inflate and deflate in sync with your heart rate in real time. As Well as a pedometer correlating with the lights on the wearable in green, yellow, or red to represent if your heart rate is too dangerously high or slow based on how you’re moving.

Objective:

The objective of this wearable is to provide haptic feedback and visual language to help understand or feel or see a part of your body that is well hidden. It could help with breathing and calming yourself being able to give a greater feedback feel in order to assist with breathing if you have anxiety issues and just a greater awareness of your body.

Drawings:

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Mood Board:

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Similar Works:

Polar H10: Heart rate monitor chest strap. (n.d.). Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://www.polar.com/ca-en/products/accessories/h10_heart_rate_sensor 
Loveridge, S. (2020, March 17). What is haptic feedback and how will it change the way we play? Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://www.gamesradar.com/haptic-feedback-explained/

 

 

 

 

 

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