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A computer programmer has devised a method of controlling a song using his heartbeat. Programmer Ryan Challinor is able to speed up and slow down Carly Rae Jepsen's summer smash 'Call Me Maybe' depending on his heart rate in a new video. His hack involved connecting a heart rate monitor to a Gps watch, which is duct-taped to a Usb webcam that sends readings to his own program, changing the tempo of the track. Challinor does jumping jacks in the clip in order to control the tempo of the song, before letting it slow down gradually as his heart calms down. > "Giz a ring wee pet": 'Call Me Maybe' sung in Geordie slang - video The program was created for 'Music Hack Day MIT 2012'. He explains in the video's description: (more) »

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