Pulse Clock is an LED timepiece that allows people to “become time” by hooking into a pulse sensor. The wearer can choose between Clock Mode (displays the current time in their location) and Pulse Mode (syncs with their heartbeat).
A class project for Interface Lab/Exploratory Making at IMA Low Res.
Using an Arduino Nano 33 IOT, Pulse Clock can connect to WiFi and get the current local time via an API call. This allows the clock to be turned off and on again without losing track of time. A ring of 60 LEDs tracks the current hour, minute and second. In Pulse Mode, the ring takes one step forward per heartbeat, pulling averaged pulse data from the Pulse Sensor Amped.

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