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Cinder

Cinder provides a powerful, intuitive toolbox for programming graphics, audio, video, networking, image processing and computational geometry. Cinder is cross-platform, and in general the exact same code works under Mac OS X, Windows and a growing list of other platforms — most recently the iPhone and iPad. Cinder is designed to take advantage of platforms’ native capabilities whenever it’s possible, and relies on a minimum of 3rd party libraries. This makes for much lighter, faster applications, and means Cinder apps get free performance, security and capability upgrades whenever the operating system does. More Info

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05/06/2014 / Android, Cinder, iOS

Created by Tel-Aviv based designer and programmer Ariel Malka, He Liked Thick Word Soup is the latest experiment in the Chronotext series, a growing collection of software experiments exploring the relation between text, space and time. While some apps claim to ...
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16/04/2014 / Cinder, iOS

Created by Kris Meeusen and Lab101 for one of their favourite Belgium bands Nid & Sancy, The Cut up Jeans Technique is an iOS app that plays the new album as long as you shake your device. All animations are ...
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27/01/2014 / Cinder, Processing

Back in 2012 Nicolas Ménard created a project with the idea to design a book on the topic of colour, using a random process that generated abstract forms. Starting with colorimetric system, the process turns data functions into visual equivalents ...
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18/12/2013 / Arduino, Cinder, Games

Kris Temmerman's house/office has a store window that he tries to make use of as much as possible. In the past he built projections but really wanted to make something interactive. Since the area has a lot of loitering youth and ...
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17/10/2013 / Cinder, Featured, Tutorials

Cinder has the reputation of having a steep learning curve that’s difficult to overcome for programmers not familiar with C++. I’m not going to lie and tell you that there’s a shortcut that doesn’t require learning some C++, as well ...
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Leap Motion has arrived and even though we have all heard about the difficulties and challenges of using Leap to for precise control, the device nonetheless has created a domain for interacting with digital in a refreshing new way. If ...
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16/07/2013 / Cinder, iPad, Kids

Created by UserStudio, DIRTI for iPad is a physical interface for the iOS that uses Tapioca grains or anything else that's semi-transparent and that you can mold, like vanilla ice cream for example to control content on the iOS. ...
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25/06/2013 / Cinder

Designed by Rawstorne Studio and PleasureKraft, Boil-Up is a 4 projector installation within the Moana - My Ocean exhibition at The Auckland War Memorial Museum. The installation is one of many pieces that allow visitors to experience the oceanic wonders ...
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28/05/2013 / Cinder, Games, iPad, iPhone

[caption id="attachment_35559" align="alignnone" width="640"] sprite-glitch (click for full image)[/caption] Word Shift is a tile-swapping word game created in Cinder by David Wicks. To play, shift letters around the board to form words that cascade off and reveal new letters. In addition ...
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15/04/2013 / Cinder, iPhone

Created by Matthieu Savary, Pixel is Data is not your ordinary photography app for the iOS. Instead of dealing with pixels as you'd expect, all in order to represent the scene you have just photographed, Pixel is Data uses the image data and shows ...
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27/03/2013 / Cinder

Created by Fake Love with Blair Neal in collaboration with Red Paper Heart (Zander Brimijoin, Daniel Scheibel), Playground is an immersive installation created for Sonos Studio at SXSW. With five projectors, a kinect and the new Sonos Playbar a 250sf black and white space ...
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13/12/2012 / Cinder, iPad, iPhone

Snibbe Studio's biggest project since the Björk Biophilia, REWORK is a full-length app album treatment for the Beck/Philip Glass collaborative remix album featuring artists like Amon Tobin and Cornelius now available for the iPhone and iPad. The studio has built a ...
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11/12/2012 / Cinder, Environment

Created by Nocte, a collaborative between Andrea Cuius-Boscarello and Hannelore Leisek, Woods is a responsive light installation commissioned by artistic director Heather Eddington of State of Flux DanceFilm Company for their Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Awards 2013 finalist performance A Study of Who. By using different ...
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18/11/2012 / Cinder, Featured

After months of everyone sharing the Leap Motion demo video, the first Developer Kits are making their way into the hands of those that signed up early. Dofl Yun was one of the few to receive it last week, Leap ...
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15/10/2012 / Cinder, iPad

Created by Matthieu Savary using Cinder, Rubans for iPad lets you use the colors of the world around in order to draw animated, colorful ribbons. Ribbons can be dragged around at will or dropped out of the screen using gravity.
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18/07/2012 / Cinder

Created by NYC collective Breakfast and located in Manhattan’s Herald Square at 885 6th Ave and 32nd Street, the 23x12 foot display is made up of 44,000 electromagnetic spinning dots which each flip from black to white creating a moving ...
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27/05/2012 / Cinder, Featured, Objects, Processing

Nervous System's trademark portfolio of generative cups, lamps and jewlery has 'grown' an unlikely new product: jigsaw puzzles. Expanding the radius of an immaculate practise isn't easy, yet partners Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg have produced a perfect fit: Generative ...
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16/05/2012 / Cinder, iPhone

DMesh, a custom software for Mac made using Cinder by Dofl Yun that analyzes an image and generate a triangle meshes with points (read post) is now also available for the iPhone. Just take a photo and DMesh analyzes your ...
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23/03/2012 / Cinder

Created by Avoka Production, DIFLUXE allows us to observe and interact with a world of living beings. On screen, the particles wander forming groups similar to schools of fish. The visitor is invited to upset the balance of this microcosm by placing ...
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12/03/2012 / Cinder, Featured

"Ice Angel" by Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio is an interactive artwork that provides the participants a glimpse of themselves depicted in angelic form. Inspired by the way children create snow angels in fresh snow, Ice Angels introduces the digital twist of ...
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12/01/2012 / c++, Cinder, Featured, Tutorials

By Stephen Schieberl and Joshua Noble We've heard it plenty of times when people are talking about working with the Kinect: "we'll just get the point cloud and turn it a mesh". You may have even thought that yourself at some ...
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It's that time of the year when we slowly begin wrapping up the 2011. Before we say goodbye, lets take a quick moment to look back at some of the best and most memorable projects of 2011. There is no mechanism ...
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09/12/2011 / Cinder, iPad

Solyaris by Beat Raess is an "exploration into organic information design to visualise movies, actors, directors and their relationship". The application for iPad made in Cinder allows you to search the entire Open Movie Database (TMDb) collection for movies, actors or ...
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20/10/2011 / Cinder

T(ether) is a novel spatially aware display that supports intuitive interaction with volumetric data. Created by  Matthew Blackshaw (@mblackshaw), Dávid Lakatos (@dogichow), Hiroshi Ishii and Ken Perlin, the display acts as a window offering users a perspective view of three- dimensional data through tracking of head position ...
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17/10/2011 / Cinder, Mac

In the last few years we have  seen a number of projects that utilise delaunay triangulation to translate photographs into their geometric representations. Jonathan Puckey's Delaunay Raster was the first to utilise this combination of delaunay triangulation with manually placed points and color averaging. ...
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12/10/2011 / Cinder

"The Company" is the latest project by Andrea Cuius and Roland Ellis commissioned by Bring To Light Festival NYC. A suspended surface of 76 tungsten lamps form a catenary arch, playing host to live performances and revisiting the sounds of the 19th century ...
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26/09/2011 / Cinder, Mac, Windows

Textoy is a cinder app by Ariel Malka that is all about physical interaction with text and a slight touch of generative sound. Latest work in progress in the series of projects exploring interactive text and typeface, in this latest experiment Ariel has created an ...
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25/09/2011 / Cinder, iPad, Javascript, Other

In the past few months Marcin Ignac has been exploring Space colonization, an algorithm simulating growth of plants. Marcin explains the algorithm as 6 "simple" steps: 1. Populate possible growth space with growth hormons. 2. For each hormone find the nearest bud. 3. ...
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30/08/2011 / Cinder

Inspired by scientific instrumentation, systems theory, and science fiction, Nik Hanselmann has created Observations, a stock footage of an imaginary phenomena. All images below are the product of GL Shaders + Cinder and run real time. Titling/editing was done in after effects. No ...
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26/08/2011 / Cinder, Featured

Last week The Mill unrevealed their rear projected, 5’x 3’ interactive touch screen which is an interactive visualization of their portfolio (spanning 20 years) developed in Cinder. What makes this screen unique is extensive effort behind design and software development by ...
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