In this episode of Becky’s Workshop, learn to make a headband that glows with your heart beat. First construct a stretchy headband from brocade and grosgrain ribbon, then embed the circuit boards and clip the sensor to your ear. You can find the Beating Heart Headband in MAKE v29, and see the complete how-to on Make: Projects.
Three key components of this project are available in the Maker Shed:
- Open Heart LED Hoodie
- Collin’s Lab: Infrared heart sensor
- LilyPad Arduino 101
- iPhone Gloves
- TV-B-Gone Jacket