Collective Behaviour - Summer Seminar Series 2024

Heart Mirror: Exploring heartbeat visualizations on self-avatars

Prof. Tiare Feuchtner, CASCB / Uni Konstanz


In ISMiR*, we explore the application of physiological signals on user representations in mixed reality, to study human interoception and synchronization effects, and enhance communication. In this seminar talk, we will present our experimental virtual reality setup involving fully articulated customized avatars and a processing and rendering pipeline for heartbeat data. We propose a variety of heartbeat visualizations, which are evaluated in a user study to investigate their pragmatic and hedonic qualities.

(*The cluster project´s title ISMiR stands for: „the influence of interoceptive signalling on self-other perception, sensorimotor and physiological synchrony, and behaviour in social interactions within mixed reality spaces“).

Datum: 2024-05-13