of Science and Industry
Exhibit Design: Thinc Design
Integration, Media Production, and Software: BBI
Role: Media Producer, Software Developer, and Designer.
The Giant Heart is a 15' tall x 8' wide beating heart created for You! The Experience
at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
When a visitor holds the heart rate sensors on one kiosk, the heart will beat
in time with their heartbeat. A visitor on the other kiosk can choose to see
different outside and inside views of the heart. Five blended and warped projectors
create the outside front view. Two Projectors create the internal cutaway of
The process involved a year of testing different technologies and working closely
with multiple parties. The video servers and blending and warping technology
were created by 7th
Sense. The 3D heart media was produced by XVivo.