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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

    James Leng – Point Cloud

31/05/2012 / Arduino, Objects

Created by James Leng, Point Cloud is an attempt to re-imagine our daily interaction with weather data. Even with the modern scientific and technological developments related to weather and when we can deploy sophisticated monitoring devices to document and observe weather, our ...
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28/05/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Julian Koschwitz, "On Journalism #2 Typewriter" installation writes generative stories about journalist killed worldwide between 1992 and today. The individual stories are typed on a continuos piece of paper,  connected through common fields of coverage, places and published work.
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(ARL) Affection Research Lab: Affection Stations is a thesis project by Salvador Orara searching for ways to reconnect to our devices to facilitate revelations. They are designed as immersive installations which listen, and transcode a device's unique incidental sound, exposing them to be ...
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20/04/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Studio NMinusOne at the University of Toronto (Responsive Architecture at Daniels), IM Blanky is a self-positioning and representing blanket. The blanket is capable of generating awareness of one’s own body and by draping it over an object the blanket reproduces digitally and ...
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18/04/2012 / Arduino, iPhone, Processing

Fun little experiment by the InteractiveLab group utilising a pair of iPhones, four servos controlled by Processing which receives openCV CIDetector face detection information via OSC from a custom iPhone app created in openFrameworks using iOS5 SDK. In other words, 2 iPhones observe ...
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21/03/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Jasper van Loenen and Bartholomäus Traubeck, The Poking Machine is a wearable device that pokes you physically whenever you are poked on Facebook, no matter where you are. Online social networks are platforms for communication, enabling us to connect anywhere ...
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01/03/2012 / Arduino, Javascript, Scripts, WebApp

To encourage fitness in their studio, London design group Digit decided to use their R&D stream to create a new way for it's employees to compete against one another by the amount of times they walk up the stairs. Thanks to ...
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22/02/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Inspired by reel-to-reel tape machines, microfilm, cine-film projectors and arcade games, Chronotape is a tangible timeline for family history research designed by Peter Bennett and developed as part of the PATINA project, within the Bristol Interaction & Graphics group.
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The Product, a Berlin-based design studio with a focus on objects, space and interaction, was commissioned by Volkswagen to develop a set of visuals for an interactive musical performance for the premiere of the New Beetle at the 2011 IAA ...
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18/01/2012 / Arduino, vvvv

Created by Bartholomäus Traubeck, Years is a record player that translates wood's year rings into sound. Using a ps eye camera, the grain on the slices of wood is read and converted into music. Includes modified turntable, computer, camera, acrylic glass, veneer, ...
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07/01/2012 / Arduino, Objects

[Photo: S.T. Heizmann] What looks like a time-lapse recording of bioluminescent critters roaming the deep sea floor is in fact a swarm of 9 autonomous UV light emitting robots inhabiting a 1 x 2 meter phosphorescent surface. Created by Mey Lean Kronemann, ...
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“All Eyes On You” by Britzpetermann are bunch of varied sized eyes that follow the passers-by. The team used a high quality projector and semi-matt foil to project the eyes on the window. They are rendered by a WebGL frontend using a ...
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12/12/2011 / Arduino, Objects, vvvv

'Monolith' is the latest project from the London based design studio Signal | Noise. The team collaborated with the Swiss design studio Unit for the french luxury label Hermés, and their new flagship store in Geneva. The theme for the ...
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28/11/2011 / Arduino, Objects

DaDa Box by Jifei Ou is an interactive storytelling object. It adopts the idea of “Collage” from Dadaism and allows a person to generate stories by a simple tangible action: shaking. When the box is shaken, a story contained inside switches its order ...
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25/10/2011 / Arduino

Senseless Drawing Bot is a 4-wheeled graffiti machine, with a pendulum arm, arduino and spray cans to create random strokes as it moves up and down the gallery space. See video below. Created by So KANNO and Takahiro YAMAGUCHI Metal Works Supported by Hitto ASAI The ...
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23/10/2011 / Arduino

NTQ, also known as Near Tag Quality (+), is a DIY graffiti printer created using Arduino, Solenoid and 7 Spray cans. Created by the french branch of GRL (Graffiti Research Lab) this project was developed in 2 month between mid-may ...
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The Arriflex 16 ST body with UV-light source and motorized zoom lens Julius von Bismarck and Andreas Schmelas have just open sourced the code of their collaboration project "The Space beyond me". The project includes an "Apparatus for reviving spaces that ...
    TVI08x

15/09/2011 / Android, Arduino, openFrameworks

Created by Teehan+Lax Labs, Touch Vision Interface is a combination of software and hardware to allow realtime manipulation of content on a remote device via touch interface on a mobile device. Instead of purely using mobile device screen as an input, the ...
    socialfirefly14x

02/09/2011 / Arduino

For the Vivid 2011 festival, Events New South Wales commissioned Jason McDermott and Liam Ryan (of Arup) and Frank Maguire to design, construct and install an innovative light artwork in Circular Quay, Sydney. The team designed Social Firefly, a community ...
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17/07/2011 / Arduino

Thermochromic Clock by CW&T is a 4-digit 7-segment timepiece. Each segment in the display is made with a length of nichrome wire and then covered by a thick layer of black thermochromic paint. Time is displayed by applying voltage to the nichrome ...
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04/07/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP

Created by David Bowen, Tele-Present Water installation draws information from the intensity and movement of the water in a remote location. Wave data is collected in real-time from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data buoy station 46075 Shumagin Islands Alaska. ...
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24/06/2011 / Arduino, Inspiration, Objects

Amongst the wonderful collection of work currently on show at the Royal College of Art, in the corner on the first floor sits an installation/object by Markus Kayser called Solar Sinter. An MA Design Products student project, Solar Sinter is probably one of ...
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15/06/2011 / Arduino, Sound

Muze is the latest creation of Teaugue Labs, a collective operating alongside Teague, a long established industrial design agency and a name behind products for companies such as samsung and microsoft. The device itself is a musical instrument that 'plays with ...
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30/05/2011 / Arduino, Processing

'The Simple Act of Making a Mark' by Alan Rorie is a recursive drawing machine that attempts to abstract the creative process.The machine begins by looking at what is placed before it and detects patterns within it. The machine then ...
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26/05/2011 / Arduino, c++, Processing

About a year ago, Rob Seward created the Four Letter Words piece. The original video now counts about 111k views on vimeo and has been blogged by numerous sites out of which I think Pieter and Rhizome were the first. Earlier ...
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23/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Sound

On Fifth Avenue, a listening wall has jacks built in, so passersby can plug in earphones and listen to street activity translated into music. Sensors built into the wall detect movement, proximity, temperature, weather, cell phone activity, noise, color and ...
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18/05/2011 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Chris Lee & Henry Chang, PulseMirror is an interactive installation device that collects and translates participants’ pulse rate into a mirrored visual image. The mirror image is created by a series of circles that pulsate heart rate data collected ...
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12/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Other, Sound

If you liked the 'Extending the Touchscreen' project by Michael Knuepfel here are a few experiments by Benjamin Gaulon using displays to convert light to sound waves. He writes: Research and recent innovations have led to an amazing increase of types and uses ...
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11/05/2011 / Arduino, iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

'Extending the Touchscreen' is an ITP Thesis project by Michael Knuepfel which includes seven devices designed to improve upon or supplement the functionality of capacitance touchscreens; game controller, digital signet rings, mechanical stylus, sound stylus, pulse generator, dial-a-rama and future devices. Touchscreens like those found ...
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09/05/2011 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

The Quantum Parallelograph is an exploratory project by Patrick Stevenson Keating examining the scientific and philosophical ideas surrounding the theory of quantum physics and multiple universes. The device delves into the multiverse, and allows users to glimpse into their "parallel ...
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