Wearable forest clothing system: Beyond human-computer interaction

Hiroki Kobayashi, Ryoko Ueoka, Michitaka Hirose

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    Wearable Forest is a garment that bioacoustically interacts with distant wildlife in a remote forest through a networked remote-controlled speaker and microphone. it expresses the unique bioacoustic beauty of nature and allows users to interact with a forest in real time through a network to acoustically experience a distant forest soundscape, thus merging humans and nature without great environmental impact. This novel interactive sound system can create a sense of unity between users and a remote soundscape, enabling users to feel a sense of belonging to nature even in the midst of a city. This paper describes the theory of interaction between the Human and the Biosphere through the design process of the Wearable Forest concept.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)300-306
    Number of pages7
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
    • Engineering (miscellaneous)
    • Music
    • Computer Science Applications


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