Valérie LaMontagne: synapseWear

  • ©2017, Valérie LaMontagne, synapseWear



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Artist Statement:

    synapseWear is a wearable device & fashion collection for recording your motion and environmental data to create playful visualizations / sonifications.

Technical Information:

    Small and light the synapseWear wearable device includes 6 sensors to capture your motion and environmental data. You can use it as an attractive air quality monitor or a way to enhance your performance art. The sensors act as mnemonic recorders of your sentient experiences perceiving: C02/TVOC, temperature, humidity, pressure, light, movement (9DOF) and ambient sound levels.

    The synapseWear device is designed to attach to a uniquely designed garment collection featuring a special fabric that has been integrated into the seams. This permits you to place the device wherever you like – on your shoulders, the nape of your neck, hips, legs and so on. If you wish to wear the synapseWear device with your own garments it also comes with a clip that lets you wear it with any garment or accessory.


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