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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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Arduino

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. More Info

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10/04/2013 / Arduino, Featured, Members, Tutorials

Joshua Noble is a Developer/Writer/Designer from Cascadia and author of Programming Interactivity book. He is available at thefactoryfactory or at @fctry2 Ok, so let's talk cheap and tiny: programmable computers needn't be large precious things, they can be tiny things that ...
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05/04/2013 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

Created by Lucien Langton at ECAL, FireWriter is a graphic butane/propane torch printer built with Processing & Arduino. The hardware consists of a hacked inkjet printer controlled with an Arduino Uno, a Dremel torch loaded with a butane/propane mix that burns up to a ...
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28/03/2013 / Arduino

Like the .fluid project we wrote about few weeks back, "@><#!!! - The life of an overtaxed surface" is a project by Vera Hausmann, Till Maria Jürgens and Vitus Schuhwerk responding to the brief "TalkToMe", initiated by Professor Andreas Muxel at the Köln ...
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13/03/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Tom Schofield, Neurotic Armageddon Indicator (NAI) is an installation artwork which visualises the ‘Doomsday Clock’, a symbolic clock maintained by an academic journal since 1947, ‘The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’. The Doomsday Clock represents the proximity to armageddon expressed as ...
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08/03/2013 / Arduino, Objects, openFrameworks

Created at the Tangible Media Group at the MIT in collaboration with Sony Corporation, exTouch creates Spatially-Aware Embodied Manipulation of Actuated Objects Mediated by Augmented Reality. In other words exTouch is an interface system that allows you to manipulate actuated objects in space using augmented ...
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04/03/2013 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Processing

Created by Scott van Haastrecht for the Creative Technology course "Innovation Lab" at university, The Image Toaster will search the internet for images related to the days date and will toast it on your bread. Just in case you tend ...
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28/02/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by ECAL's past and present students, DRM Chair provides a limited number of use before it self-destructs. A small sensor detects when someone sits and decrements a counter. Every time someone stands up, the chair knocks a number of time ...
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21/02/2013 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Hannes Jung during the two week project "Talk to me – Form follows mood" at the KISD (Köln Interntional School of Design), .fluid is a concept study of an interacting, changing surface. Installation uses non-newtonian fluid, an arduino board, a speaker ...
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01/02/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

The special projects division of Glassworks Barcelona - Xavi's Lab created Cubepix, a fully interactive and real-time projection mapping installation in their studio that combines very simple materials (cardboard) with quite sophisticated tech (projection mapping, pixel rotation, sync, etc). It has been ...
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31/01/2013 / Arduino, Featured

Senseless Drawing Bot #2 is the new version of it's predecesor, version #1 created by Takahiro Yamaguchi and So Kanno. As with the version #1, the machine is built around the similar concept - to produce highly unpredictable results using the inertia ...
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10/01/2013 / Arduino

Created by Viktor Jan, Beatoven gives the users a chance to create music through a "cooking" experience - Mixing sounds as if they were ingredients and playing with the revolving buttons on the stove as if they were to adjust the ...
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04/01/2013 / Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by Mithru Vigneshwara, Aleph of Emotions is an interactive object that allows users to view worldwide emotions collected from tweets collected over 35 days in 2012. Using openFrameworks, Arduino, GPS module and a smart phone (Samsung device in video, iPod Touch ...
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18/12/2012 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Processing

Firewall is an interactive installation created by Aaron Sherwood and Mike Allison. A stretched sheet of spandex acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth that people can push into and manipulate expressive visuals. The piece was made using Processing, Max/MSP, Arduino ...
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Created by Shanshan Zhou, Adam Ben-Dror and Joss Doggett, Animatronic Lamp is an exploration into the expressive and behavioural potentials of robotic computing. Using Processing, Arduino, and OpenCV, the Lamp is given an ability to be aware of its environment, ...
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27/11/2012 / Arduino, Objects

Some projects come unnoticed but they deserve to be in the CAN archive. Created by Stefan Schwabe sometime last year, Vestalia is an automated candle light which runs in an enclosed environment under a bell jar. The candle can be ignited and extinguished by a switch. ...
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16/11/2012 / Arduino, MaxMSP, openFrameworks

Created for the University of Sheffield’s Festival of the Mind by Noel Murphy and Jamie Salmon in collaboration with Professor Róbertus von Fáy-Siebenbürgen and PhD student Nabil Freij, the heliOscillator is an audio visual installation that visualises the oscillations of sunspot size and density ...
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02/11/2012 / Arduino, Objects

Our friends at Technology Will Save Us have just launched a Kickstarter for "Bright Eyes", their new DIY kit that inspires people to learn programming and look cool while doing it - Glasses with 174 LEDs! It is a pair of ...
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31/10/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by David Bowen, Underwater is an installation created for INTERIEUR 2012.  It uses a Microsoft Kinect and Processing to collected real-time surface data from moving wave patterns and translates them into this large scale installation comprised of hundreds of servo-motors controlling each point of ...
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24/10/2012 / Arduino

Created by Mike Pelletier and Geoffrey Lillemon at Random Studio, Toxoplasmosis Window Installation was created to introduce an interesting experience for the people that pass by the studio on a daily basis. The team came up with an idea for a psychedelic cat ...
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24/09/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Korean collective HYBE, IRIS is a media canvas with matrix of conventional information display technology, that is a monochrome LCD.Through the phased opening and closing of circular black liquid crystal, IRIS can create various patterns and control the ...
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20/09/2012 / Arduino

Created by Dominic Wilcox, No Place Like Home are a pair of shoes which contains an Arduino, GPS and compass modules that will guide you to any location you want no matter where you are in the world.
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17/09/2012 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Objects, Sound

Created by Andrew Nip, Ruben van de Vleuten, Malthe Borch, and Andrew Spitz, Skube is a music player that allows you to discover and share music by physically interacting with custom designed cubes which act as an interface to Last.fm and ...
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29/08/2012 / Arduino

Created by Tokyo based collective "Drawing and Manual", this custom made window display uses traditional split-flap mechanics to communicate Issey Miyake brand to passers-by. 
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28/08/2012 / Arduino, Javascript, Objects

Created by Waldek Węgrzyn at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, "Electrolibrary" is a project that connects a custom made paper book to the computer, so it can be used as an an interface. The book can be browsed as ...
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14/08/2012 / Arduino, iPad, Javascript, WebApp

Created by Kostantinos Frantzis, Ana Catharina Marques and Markus Schmeiduch at the CIID, the project connects two Copenhagen neighbourhoods using the old maritime technology of SignalLamps, combined with the modern network layer of twitter messages.
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02/08/2012 / Arduino, Objects, Other

Created by Quinten Swagerman, Jasper van Loenen and Mr. Stock, the Pristitrope is a modification of the zoetrope, a pre-cinematic optical toy that shows short, looped animations. Instead of using static illustrations, Pristitrope is equipped with 18 tiny LCD screens, merging a ...
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Created by Matthieu Minguet, knot (e) is a custom built device that offers a new way of using objects that we connect to our mobile devices. The prototypes, shown in the form ropes, harness themselves to revisit the new node as ...
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26/07/2012 / Arduino, Environment

Created by Michal Kohút, "0, 1" is an interactive installation that comprises a set of custom made glasses that when worn recognise blink as input to turn off or on the lights in the room. It all happens so fast that the person ...
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27/06/2012 / Arduino, Featured, Objects

"Living Artefacts" is a project by Stefan Schwabe, a student of Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Stefan is exploring the subject of "natural" and "artificial" by using bacterial cellulose to harvest artefacts.
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20/06/2012 / Arduino, Featured, Scripts

The Superstitious Fund Project is a trading algorithm that operates Superstitiously designed by Shing Tat Chung, a student of Design Interactions at the RCA. It is is a live experiment in which an algorithm trades based on superstitious beliefs. Shing designed the autonomous algorithm ...
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