SoundShirt 2.0 (Museums PACKAGE)
This is a version of the SoundShirt 2.0 for the use of orchestras and museums, the consumer version is currently in pre-order so if you are not an orchestra or museum representative do not purchase this version of the garment as it is more expensive due to the fact that it comes with technical equipment setup for professional music and exhibition use.
The Soundshirt allows a deaf person to feel music on their skin and experience a live symphonic concert for the first time. Just by looking at the reactions of the deaf members of the audience in the video we can see how their expression becomes enchanted and joyful, this tactile full immersion in music is something that truly allows the experience of a live concert to be finally shared by everyone.
The price includes the following:
- 1 SoundShirt 2.0 (please choose size)
- 1 MAC or PC with pre-installed Q Software for music analysis
- 1 Video of orchestra performing
- 1 Q Antenna for broadcast to SoundShirts
- 1 Pair of Bluetooth Headphones
To order an additional SoundShirt 2.0 in a different size please visit the Extra SoundShirt product page and choose a size (the cost is £1500 each).
- Rechargeable (USB-C)
- Q Software controlled
- Haptics (touch communication)
- Wireless broadcast (to multiple SoundShirt wearers at the same time)
- Oekotex certified textiles
- No wires! Only smart fabrics.
- Designed in London and made in the UK
- RoHS, FCC, CE, Certified
The SoundShirt's awards in 2019:
- Winner of the UNESCO NETEXPLO Innovation Award 2019
- Ars Electronica STARTS Prize Nominee
- Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards, Honourable Mention in 3 categories: Fashion and Beauty, Social Good, Experimental
The Soundshirt features 30 micro-actuators embedded in the fabric of the garment, these actuators receive wirelessly and in real-time the music, transformed in data, that is captured on stage while the orchestra is playing. In this way the violins can be felt on the arms and the drums on the back creating a fully immersive feeling for a deaf audience member.