PROVO — BYU engineering professor Aaron Hawkins saw a performance during an episode of "America’s Got Talent" that caught his eye.
A group of dancers were performing in the dark, wearing suits that lit up in sync with the music.
Less than a year later, with financial support from L3 Communications, Hawkins and a team of electrical engineering students and faculty have created fully-functioning, eye-catching light suits that flash to music.
The suits will be worn this weekend by members of the BYU Ballroom Dance Company during a number in their annual concert, according to an press release from BYU.
The concert takes place Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Center. There is also a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee.