I often go during the weekends to a festival in Montreal called the piknic electronic. Basically a bunch of people enjoying good music (well, depending on your tastes) in front of the St Laurent and a beautiful skyline.

I was looking for a project that would lead me to play around with LEDs and the lilypad so I began thinking of a way to display the emotion felt when you are dancing and reacting to the music. Thus came the idea of a sweatshirt with embedded leds that would react to the wearer’s cardiac rhythm (I was strongly influenced by this project).

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