What is an Emotiorama?

An emotiorama is an interactive artifact for sensory augmentation, which permit to display in real-time emotions-related biosignals through lights and sound.

Scientific Background

Empathy is the process of understanding and responding to the inferred feelings and emotions of others. Display publicly biosignals that people produce during their interactions can transform the experience of a social situation.

The Sandbox Interface

It is an advanced tangible interface made up with natural elements. The sand surface captures the sound of the movements. The black stones work as biosensor leads.

Augmented Interaction

The emotiorama can be used as interactive installation for two people to explore and to play with empathic augmented interactions or as solo experience aimed at enhancing body awareness.

Emotions and Biosignals

People communicate their emotions in order to be understood. Emotions lead physiological changes, emotional stimulus can be an event, a gesture or a particular tone of voice.

The Art Experiment

It is an interdisciplinary experiment between participatory art, interface design, cognitive sciences. With the purpose to explore new forms of collaborative experiences.