Rain research investigates the possibility that wearable technology can be used to create new forms of non-verbal communication.
In particular, she focuses on how physiological data can be drawn from the body, via sensors, and then amplified and broadcast and question what the personal, societal and cultural implications might be. Since 2008 she have been designing, coding and building sensor-driven emotive wearables, which primarily amplify physiological data in social situations. she presented and exhibited her work internationally, most recently in Amsterdam, Geneva (CERN) London, New York, Seattle and Osaka. In October 2015, and she was a finalist in EPSRC’s UK ICT Pioneers Competition.