Curator Nick Pagee gives CAN a tour of the 2014 TIFF Kids Film Festival’s digiPlaySpace—an interactive playground for kids.
For its summer project in 2013, Mudam’s Publics Department invited Yuri Suzuki to conceive Looks Like Music, an audiovisual installation based on his work with Colour Chaser – beautifully designed but minimal vehicle that detects and follows a black line whilst it reads crossing coloured lines and translates them as RGB data into sound.
DIRTI for iPad is a physical interface for 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.
Weather Worlds is an interactive installation that grants children weather controlling superpowers. Utilising kinect cameras and real-time greenscreening via openFrameworks, the installation allows children to see themselves immersed in an interactive and dynamic environment.
Knock Knock is a playful calculator aimed at small children which allows calculation simply by knocking and will give back the answer using the same knocking tone.
Drawnimal aims to expand iOS device by using simple tools like pen and paper and motivate children to learn the alphabet and leave the digital screen using simple physical interaction.
Created by Bernat Cuni, Crayon Creatures is a service to turn children’s drawings into figurines, designer objects to decorate your home or office. You send an image, get a sculpture back, printed by Shapeways. Bernat inflates the drawing like a balloon, defines the contour lines, create a plane where he projects the drawing as a texture, then it is extrudes and […]
When Mia, my daughter, was 1 she she knew how to unlock the iPhone. When she was two she was quite confident where things are and what apps she likes most. Now that is three she knows exactly what she wants on her (errgh My!) iPad and iPhone. There is always CBeebies on BBC iPlayer […]
Created by Tapook, PlayART is an iPad app aimed at children aiming to unite the worlds of classic art and children’s creativity. Designed for children aged 5-13, but suitable for parents too, you can play with objects and shapes taken from these artists’ original paintings, move, rotate and resize them however they like to make new creations, including […]
Created by AppArt, Visua Musio is a new iPad application from the japanese collective allowing users to create experimental sound compositions using geometric shapes.
Technology has a strange way of propagating itself into everyday life. Science, technology and biology all play a role in making human life last longer and the person who will live more than 150 years has already been born (ref). Children don’t understand life or death nor they are particularly interested in it. Toys live forever, sometimes switch […]