[Cyborg] [Noisebridge-discuss] Wearable skin galvanic response indicator

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 14:12:53 PDT 2009


That is wrong on so many levels, Crutcher.

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On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Crutcher Dunnavant<crutcher at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in a mood device, that would essentially advertise the
> wearer's level of arousal. Maybe using brighter and brighter lights,
> or flashing sequences, and escalating all the way to a warning siren?
>
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Jean Rintoul<jean.rintoul at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This site has some cool GSR related products:
>> http://www.mindgrowth.com/store/
>>
>> You could just make your own metal plates and hook them into the unit.
>> The GSR units from Mindgrowth output an audio signal which you could patch
>> through to something like this:
>> http://www.zazzle.com/gn_vu_meter_tshirt-235497926076941642
>>
>> There are also instructions to make one from scratch:
>> http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/ee476/FinalProjects/s2006/hmm32_pjw32/index.html
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Jean
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 9:53 PM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> It can absolutely be made smaller/slimmer using SMD parts and changing
>>> out the batteries for coin cells.  The question really is "is it worth
>>> it?"    Personally, I like the "ghetto" quality of the device... it's
>>> like a nixie watch in that respect.
>>>
>>> Although there is a micro nixie tube watch ( using russian nixie tubes
>>> that are just 6mm tall! ) that I would love to own.
>>>
>>> -Martin
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 7:59 PM, Sai Emrys<noisebridge at saizai.com> wrote:
>>> > I'm curious whether this: <http://www.produceconsumerobot.com/truth/>
>>> > could be made slimmer.
>>> >
>>> > (One note 'cause it always annoys me, especially from someone who
>>> > should know better: GSR is not a 'lie detection' test, it's an
>>> > arousal/stress
>>> > detection test. People get aroused for all sorts of reasons that don't
>>> > tell you in any way close to reliable whether they're lying. Cf. Paul
>>> > Ekman, "Telling Lies".)
>>> >
>>> > I'd want it to be much simpler and low-key than that example -
>>> > preferably similar in form factor to the compass anklet I saw a couple
>>> > of you working on, and with sensors on the inside of the wristband
>>> > rather than requiring an additional finger sensor.
>>> >
>>> > I don't know if that's possible though, as my knowledge of EE &
>>> > circuit design / component availability is minimal.
>>> >
>>> > Some possibilities drawn from ignorance:
>>> > * swap AAA for wafer-type battery(s)
>>> > * smaller chip, or maybe even chipless (if e.g. one could make the
>>> > skin itself be a resistor like in normal dimmable lights?)
>>> > * flexible breadboard or other replacement for the big hard thing
>>> > * smaller LEDs - or something else that lights up from one end to the
>>> > other depending on power applied? (e.g. do any EL wires or similar
>>> > things do this?)
>>> >
>>> > If it helps, I have a decent cheap fingertip pulse oximeter that could
>>> > be cannibalized. If this wristband could also show pulse & O2 while
>>> > still being slim, so much the awesomer.
>>> >
>>> > So, to those of you who do: is it? How would I go about making this?
>>> >
>>> > - Sai
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