The nightgown reacts to high voice levels and was made as a result of the 56 day performance. The nightgown illustrates increased sensitivity within the relationship.
The microphone, located near the left shoulder of the gown, requires a loud noise to trigger the garment. The gown will remained ‘stressed’ if activated frequently.
Gown is triggered by high voice levels
The gown was made with the Lilypad Arduino, flexinol, microphone, and 2 relay switches.
Gown circuit: The microphone sends information to the Lilypad. A specified volume level switches the first relay switch. This then triggers another relay switch that is connected to flexinol sewn into the gown.