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Vi8e / Electronics


Unlike many of us who enjoy music by the means of hearing, deaf people mainly experience music through their sense of touch and sound vibrations. The Vi8e bracelet amplifies the physical property of sound with vibrating motors contained in each of its eight aluminum pieces. These pieces pulsate to the intensity and rhythm of the music that the user listens. Sliding these pieces up and down on the bracelet adjusts the frequency to which these pieces vibrate to and allows the users to customize the look and feel of their own bracelets. The vibrating pieces are also detachable and can adhere to anywhere the users place on their own body.


Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University
Industrial Design
Pittsburgh, United States

Stephen Stadelmeier


Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, United States

Teresa Tan