It’s shiny, it moves, it vibrates!


How can we circumvent the tedious years of dance school and instantly move like Swayze? Kinesutra!

We use a kinect-based motion capture system to model the movements of a choreographer. Then, the dance student dons a vibrational haptic suit and attempts to recapitulate those moves. If she deviates from the choreographed poses, the suit sends a message to her limbs via vibration, allowing her to correct her stance!

Ready for showtime!

Putting it togetherAssembling the Jeanborg


Building the suit

Shiny suit constructed in a matter of hours

Sewing the suit

Whatcha need

Stuff needed to build an automatic choreography machine


Group choreography

Kinesutra @ Science Hackday Nov 3-4, 2012 from christina c. on Vimeo.

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