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Announcing code version 1.1 ( It's out of beta! )

Posted by Joel Murphy on

We are happy to announce an update to our Arduino and Processing example code! Pulse Sensor Amped Arduino 1.1 Pulse Sensor Amped Processing 1.1 The new Arduino code contains an enhanced beat finding algorithm, and tidies up some inefficiencies since the last version. We have also put together a detailed walk-through of the Arduino code for your edification.

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Announcing..(drum roll please)..Pulse Sensor Amped!

Posted by Yury Gitman on

   We are announcing a big big upgrade to the Pulse Sensor today, with the release of Pulse Sensor Amped!    Pulse Sensor Amped adds amplification and noise cancellation circuitry to our original Pulse Sensor hardware.  It's noticeably faster and easier to get reliable pulse readings.  Also, Pulse Sensor Amped works with either a 3Volt and 5Volt Arduino. We've discontinued our previous Pulse Sensor models because this one is so darn good. Lastly, we've also streamlined and improved the included Processing visualization software and Arduino code. This is our 3rd generation Pulse Sensor, and definitely our sweetest hardware and software...

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Emotional Response in Entertainment

Posted by Yury Gitman on

Some folks in Belfast have created an interactive entertainment platform called Sensum, and it looks really cool ! "Sensum integrates emotional response reporting into any media and is universally compatible with a wide range of platforms and devices." Wow. Catch up on all the biofeedback-in-entertainment news on their tumbler. The company behind Sensum is called Filmtrip, and they are not new to this kind of thing. Here's a project of theirs called Biosuite, and a great article in the New Scientist. They backed our Kickstarter last year (You Rock!) and just made a video to demo Pulse Sensor sending data...

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HeartBeat Headband DYI Video

Posted by Yury Gitman on

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Article in Make Magazine Vol 29, Jan 2012

Posted by Yury Gitman on

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbUVIZi9aLo&w=560&h=315] Very nice video here by Becky Stern (of Craft and Make) who made an awesome project for Make Projects (and the below issue) with the Pulse Sensor. -&- Also, the good folks at Make Magazine asked us to write a detailed article about the Pulse Sensor for the first 2012 issue. The "DIY SuperHuman" issue is all about bio-sensing. It's a great volume and worth getting if you are into that kinda thing. If you are reading this you can assume that you into that kinda thing....

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