Projects

Users surprise us all the time with their amazing BITalino-powered creations and biotechnology projects. In this page you will find a showcase with a selection of biotechnology projects where only imagination is the limit. All these biotechnology projects were implemented by the community at large using our trialed and tested sensors and components.
biotech diy

TOBE

Tangible Out-of-Body
Avatar Experience

TOBE Avatar

by: Renaud Gervais, Jérémy Frey, Gay Alexis, Fabien Lotte & Martin Hachet (INRIA - POTIOC)
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A tangible interactive avatar displaying live physiological readings to reflect on the state of the user himself and others.

biotech

Smart Cabrio

The World's Most
Open Test Drive

World's Most Open Test Drive

by: Smart
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The new Smart Fortwo Cabrio is radically open. But just how open are its drivers? See what happened when Smart hooked up their test drivers to a lie detector and asked them some daring questions!

DiY Wolverine Claws

Wolverino

Become the X-Men
Wolverine in a Day

Wolverine Claws

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Muscle-controlled fully automatic DiY X-Men Wolverine claws, which deploy and retract using Electromyography (EMG) or Mechanomyography (MMG) signals.

heartbeat sensor

Gesture-based Controller

Command Your
Personal Army Of Drones

Gesture-based Drone Controller

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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BITalino (r)evolution, BEE Very Creative, Raspberry Pi and a Parrot Jumping Sumo come together for a new take on gesture-based drone control.

 
drone controller

Body(e)scape

An Artistic Performance
Using Biosignals

Body(e)scape

by: Luca Forcucci, Crytal Sepúlveda & Cheryl Leonard
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Live performance involving dance, sonification and biosignals. Body sensing is used to capturing physiological sources otherwise unnoticed and incorporate them in the performance as audible sounds.

nazcalpaca

NazcAlpaca

Body Monitoring
Garment

NazcAlpaca

by: Marina Toeter &
Martijn ten Bhömer
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High-end body monitoring garment that functions as a training system to avoid work related stress issues. The NazcAlpaca shirt monitors your body, an the app provides settings, start training, and history data.

biosignal projects

Give Away Your Heart

An Out-of-the-box
Valentine Card

Give Away Your Heart

by: Eirik Sverd
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Give a new twist to valentines day gifts... turn your heartbeat into an awesome picture that you can give away to whomever you fancy!

drone API

The Glitch Chamber

An Immersive
Biofeedback Space

The Glitch Chamber

by: ProtoPixel
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It reads the ECG activity of the person within the chamber (a direct correlate of excitement states) and displays it through visuals and sounds. The Chamber was created by ProtoPixel for Enajenatorium Hendrick's (Madrid, Spain).

 
ECG sensor

Inducing Movement

BITalino + Functional
Electrical Stimulation (FES)

Inducing Movement

by: Diego Marino et al. (Politecnico di Torino, IIT@PolitTo & EPFL)
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Rehabilitation system for patients to reproduce a specific movement performed by the physiotherapist thanks to muscle sensing and FES.

cubik sensor

CubiKG

Holter-like ECG device
Powered by BITalino

CubiKG

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Neck-worn werable cube that uses BITalino ECG and accelerometer sensors for cardiac monitoring and activity tracking.

augmented reality

ReactiFI

Augmented Reality
Design App

ReactiFI

by: Artizan Novi Sad
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An augmented reality design app based on bio-sensory data.

wearable sensor

Haptical Waves

Sonifying Biosignals in a
Auditive and Haptical Space

Haptical Waves

by: Xavier Manzanares
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Experiments on the use of multimodal action potentials as a way of incorporating a physiological dimension to an acousting and haptic space.

 
parrot controller

On The MOOF

Heart Rate
At Your Fingertips

On The MOOF

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Heart rate monitor on bicycle handlebars powered by BITalino and Android OS.

heart rate monitor

FRACTICALITY

Controlling 3D Fractals
in VR with EMG

FRACTICALITY

by: Jules Pommier, Nicolai Friedrichsdorf &
Johannes C. Mayer (HTW-Berlin)
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VR "levitation experience" using BITalino and the Oculus Rift.

body monitoring

AR.Parrot Armband

Control Your Drones
Like a Jedi

AR.Parrot Armband

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Stage III experiments using the BITalino API and the libardrone Python library to control an AR.Parrot drone.

EMG sensor

Robotic Prosthetic Hand

3D Printed Bionic Limb
Powered by BITalino

Robotic Prosthetic Hand

by: António Bernardino (FCT/UNL)
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Prototype of a 3D printed prosthetic hand that uses BITalino EMG sensors to control the grip, and an Arduino to drive the servos.

 
wearable sensor

AR.Parrot Controller

Wearable for Muscle
and Motion Sensing

AR.Parrot Controller

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Stage II experiments using the BITalino API and the libardrone Python library to control an AR.Parrot drone.

heart rate monitor

Cardimax

Baymax Controlled
by Your Heart Rate

Cardimax

by: Inês Cruz, Ana Rita Lopes &
Joana Dias (FCUL)
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A Baymax doll with light and audio soundtracks controlled by your heart rate.

heart rate

Train
That Tempo

Snap Your Fingers
To The Beat

Train That Tempo

by: Hugo Plácido da Silva
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Train your ear for the perfect rhythms with this simple setup that uses a BITalino EMG sensor, a piezo buzzer, and an Arduino board.

 
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