EmotiBit as an Open-Source Virus Tracker
Welcome to the EmotiBit Maker Faire 2020 livestream page. Our live session was Saturday May 23rd 10:30-11:00am Eastern Time (US). We discussed how makers and researchers alike can use EmotiBit to track changes in body temperature, blood-oxygen levels and much more to help understand the disease course of COVID-19 and develop better treatment decisions. See the full […]
Sensing Bio-Metrics from Anywhere on the Body
By Sean Montgomery on Dec 19, 2019. We designed EmotiBit so that it could be worn just about anywhere on the body and folks could choose locations that work best for their purposes. Depending on where you place EmotiBit on the body, you can pick up a slightly different constellation of biometric signals revealing different aspects of emotional, mental, […]
How Sensor Data Gets Me EMOTIONAL!
By Sean Montgomery on Sep 1, 2019. Signals are constantly running throughout our bodies. Electrical, chemical, and mechanical messages carry highly amplified messages about our physical, emotional and psychological state from the decision-making centers in our brain to the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body that help the body prepare for “fight or flight” versus […]
Sensing Shared Emotions
By Suzanne Dikker on Sep 3, 2019. If you go through an emotional experience with someone, this strengthens your social bond. This finding, part scientific fact, part intuition, has led some social psychologists to even go so far as to suggest that if you really like someone, you should hit the rollercoaster on your first date […]