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The Rockterscale!

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Tristan Ferne | 11:10 UK time, Tuesday, 16 December 2008

An idea popped out of Radio 1 Interactive a while ago. This would be a device that measures 'rock' - how much the band and the crowd are rocking at a gig - called The Rockterscale. It would display the amount of rock at the venue and on the web in real-time, maybe even showing it at other gigs and encouraging bands and crowds to out-rock each other. But, until now, no-one has really tried building it. But we were due another hardware hacking session so we decided to build the Rockterscale. Two intensive days later we had these...

hat_of_rock

First, we have the Hat of Rock which measures the amount of head thrashing.

Read more and comment over on the Radio Labs blog. Rock on.

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