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openFrameworks

Openframeworks is a c++ library designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation. The library is designed to work as a general purpose glue, and wraps together several commonly used libraries under a tidy interface: openGL for graphics, rtAudio for audio input and output, freeType for fonts,freeImage for image input and output, quicktime for video playing and sequence grabbing. The code is written to be both cross platform (PC, Mac, Linux, iPhone) and cross compiler. The API is designed to be minimal and easy to grasp. There are very few classes, and inside of those classes, there are very few functions. The code has been implemented so that within the classes there are minimal cross-referening, making it quite easy to rip out and reuse, if you need, or to extend. More Info

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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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For the past week, three artists have been working at the ScreenLab / MediaCityUK, Salford University, an internal artist in residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme 'Future of Broadcast'. The invited ...
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29/11/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound

Created along with the english indie band The xx, Matt Mets, Aramique Krauthamer and Kyle McDonald created an exhibit that incorporates the band’s music into a room full of stepper motor controlled speakers that pivot to follow listeners as they ...
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28/11/2012 / openFrameworks

RGB-D and "Clouds" needs no introduction on CAN but it is exciting that the project authors, James George and Jonathan Minard have just launched a Kickstarter to complete their interactive film and they need our support! CAN featured the project a number ...
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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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01/11/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound

Some time ago Zach Lieberman posted code on the oF forums which allows you to show the pixels directly below the openFrameworks app window in a texture. This little app Satoru Higa (4nchor5 la6/rhizomatiks) uses the same method to create a music ...
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26/10/2012 / openFrameworks

Silo 468 is a permanent light installation that transforms abandoned oil silo in Helsinki into a light display and civic center. For this project, Tecné Collective joined Lighting Design Collective to create a custom software that controls the installation’s light ...
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11/10/2012 / Featured, openFrameworks

Geoffrey Lillemon with Random studio in Amsterdam brings classic romantic painting and drawing style to technology by creating a new website showcasing the latest collection by the German fashion designer Bernhard Willhelm.
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McLaren approached MarshmallowLaserFeast for a teaser for the launch of their new car, the P12. Initially the job revolved around projection mapping, to project on (a model of) the car, something the MLF team wanted to avoid. Working directly with the ...
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14/09/2012 / iPad, Kids, openFrameworks

Created by AppArt, Visua Musio is a new iPad application from the japanese collective allowing users to create experimental sound compositions using geometric shapes.
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13/09/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

For decades artists have been exploring generative systems - carefully developed computer algorithms that through time produce beautiful complexity. Likewise scientists run endless complex simulations and scenarios on super computers day in day out that no human would ever be ...
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16/08/2012 / Objects, openFrameworks

We have already seen a number of projects that try to address both the concept of generative clothing as well as the new manufacturing techniques that allow the creation of one off, per order items. What does not seem to be addressed ...
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14/08/2012 / openFrameworks

Created by Ben McChesney at Helios Interactive, is this handtracking gesture experiment using openFrameworks and the latest release of the iisu 3.5 - gesture recognition middleware, compatible with all 3D cameras. The video shows Ben using a grasping hand to ...
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06/08/2012 / openFrameworks

Two weeks ago we were invited to be at the filming of the new video of the The Maccabees, presented by Vevo for the Magners ‘Made in the Dark’ campaign. Unfortunately we could not make it but earlier today, James Aliban posted ...
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04/08/2012 / openFrameworks, Sound, Tutorials

Kyle McDonald has been exploring possibilities of face tracking using FaceShift Studio, an affordable markerless facial performance capture in development since 2009 and presented presented over the years at the SIGGRAPH conference. The tutorial below show you how to connect it ...
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30/07/2012 / Javascript, openFrameworks

Created in the labs of Teehan+Lax, "Painting with a digital brush" is an attempt to free ASCII Art from the confines of the screen and enable it to exist in physical space - with simply light and paint.
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30/07/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Sum05 is the latest iPhone/iPad application by the austrian artist Lia. The app invites the user to "collaborate" with the machine in the discovery of randomly placed obstacles created by the machine. Together you play to create images that are constantly new, ...
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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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24/07/2012 / iPad, openFrameworks, Sound

Created by Ruslan Gaynutdinov, the project investigates ways sound can be visualised and how the spectator can be immersed in simple sound based geometric compositions. Sona is an experimental game for the iPad inspired by the classic "Simon game". The universe ...
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24/07/2012 / Featured, openFrameworks, Other, vvvv

A hemisphere of 5,500 white blocks occupies the air, each hanging from above in a pattern which repeats in order and disorder. Pixels play over the physical blocks as an emulsion of digital light within the physical space, producing a ...
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20/07/2012 / openFrameworks, Other

Created by Mathieu Rivier at ECAL University of Art and Design, Light Form is a sculpture that explores different forms of representations and interactions using a solid but uneven display. The faceted landscape is built on a plinth with integrated ...
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18/07/2012 / openFrameworks

Interactive Laser Sculpture is work in progress by Jayson Haebich that involves creating light sculptures out of laser light. The beams of light are interactive and responsive to touch and create an environment of light, colour and sound.
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Now in its 22nd year, the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase hit Cannes again, unveiling another presentation of the new directorial talent. Marshmallow Laser Feast (Robin McNicholas, Memo Akten and Barnaby Steel) were the creative and technical directors of the production which ...
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12/06/2012 / openFrameworks

When Kinect was released almost two years ago we say a wave of projects/experiments that showed what could be done. One project especially stood out that took peoples imagination but also demonstrated ingenuity and innovative application not seen before. This quick installation prototype ...
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10/06/2012 / openFrameworks

Created by Karolina Sobecka, Jeff Crouse and with some help from Nick Hardeman, Paik Times Five was part of the one-night exhibition Infinite Loop, organized by the New Museum and curated by Lauren Cornell (Rhizome) in Seoul, South Korea. 
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07/06/2012 / Flash, iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

unVerse is a generative music generation system created by Ian Snyder and ported to iOS by Lucky Frame. It uses a minimalist system of white points floating on a black screen. When two points approach they connect and push each other away, generating a musical tone. ...
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18/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Installation and media artist François Quévillon was amongst the many practitioners discussing their work at the International Marketplace for Digital Arts presentations during the BIAN two weeks ago in Montreal. Quévillon used his talk to give a brief overview of ...
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14/05/2012 / openFrameworks, Other

SketchSynth by Billy Keyes is a drawable OSC control panel which lets anyone create their own control panels with just a marker and a piece of paper. Once drawn, the controller sends Open Sound Control (OSC) messages to anything that can receive ...
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11/05/2012 / openFrameworks, Processing

Plinko Poetry is a new interface for electronic poetic expression, by Inessah Selditz and Deqing Sun, two Master's students at NYUs Interactive Telecommunications Program. The installation draws source text from current @nytimes and @FoxNews tweets and creates a new corpus of ever ...
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10/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Created by Geoff Lillemon and David Gauthier, the classic arts of sculpted busts and sketchbook drawings are merged with projection mapping. The face of the elderly grandmother, Mor Mor Ingrid, comes to life with the shock of users dropping rocks into ...
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