Heart Rate As The Controller

Empathy

Empathy is an interactive video platform that uses the viewers physical, emotional state to control the path of the story.

Heart Rate As The Controller

Heart Rate As The Controller

Using a heart rate monitor and Max/MSP we created a series of potential story lines for a music video, combined with tonally adjusted versions of the song to emphasize viewers' reaction to the story.

Seamlessly Customizable Content

Seamlessly Customizable Content

At key points in the story, the system averages out how relaxed or tense the viewer is, the film then switches between more relaxed or more tense variants of the song and film accordingly.