Researchers: Rob Burke, Scott Eaton, James Condron, Gary McDarby
Paint Affects is a multi-modal installation that gives the user creative
control over a
large virtual canvas and a digital palette that is influenced by his biometric
The user interacts with the canvas by gesturing with a pressure sensitive orb,
leaving paint of variable thickness on the canvas.
In the background the system measures the cardiac activity and respiration of
user which immediately influence the quality of the paint being laid on the
The result is a unique piece of virtual art that is a permanent representation
user's biometric state.