Haptic Vest prototype, exhibited at STEAMhouse

I was invited by STEAMhouse to exhibit at their first birthday celebrations, as this prototype haptic vest for VR was kindly funded by STEAMhouse.

The vest was printed using a photograph from my masterclass at UTS, showing a 3D interactive scan of a sculpture, Young Dancer aged 14; it shows a section of mesh of the body. It was printed on the sublimation printer on recycled felt, made from used plastic bottles.

The vest has a galvanic skin response (GSR) sensor, which maps an emotional response, a Vive VR tracker which enables the participant to see their position in the VR environment, and an acceleromator that tracks the movement of the immersant, giving live feedback with sound and light.

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