Considering that your usual daily environment apparently contains somewhere between 5k – 10k objects (ref), Configuration Space by Sam Kronick should provide a nice breakout zone. Sam refers to it as “A minimalist tool for re-imaging/re-imagining familiar spaces”, the app generates an instant immersive meditative zone in any environment.
Few months ago Berg posted concept material for Suwappu, their toy design project with Dentsu. The project is based around woodland creatures that talk to one-another when you watch them through your phone camera, a form of AR. Whilst still only a concept at that time, Matt Webb has posted latest details on Berg’s blog including the iPhone app […]
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 user views the remote content and applies the content simultaneously, better know but not necessarily a form of […]
Augmented reality video game – by Niklas Roy (2011) In the decade where videogames were born, everything virtual looked like rectangular blocks. From today’s perspective, the representation of a tennis court in the earliest videogames is hard to distinguish from a soccer or a basketball field. ‘PING! – Augmented Pixel’ is a seventies style videogame, […]
[screen captures from IBM’s “Planning for Smarter Cities” commercial / 2010] Conversations about ubiquitous computing and the city often get anchored to specific paradigms: urban informatics, discussions of ‘smartphone urbanism’, open data drumbeating and any number of other stock frames of reference are usually engaged before more primary topics like civic engagement, class and our […]
Durchsehen, Exp. 01 (augmented perspective) is an installation by Daniel Franke ( daniel-franke.com ) and Markus Kison ( markuskison.de ) which includes a camera fixed onto the concrete cube sculpture that recognizes the presence of human faces within its scope. By random selection, the c++ application focuses on the bystanders and adjust its rotation; tracking the eye […]
Created by Francis Lam aka db-db-db and inspired by his own art installation that tracks movement of fish and turns them into sound, Goldfish Music Box is an iPhone application that converts colors into music. The principle is simple; you open up the application, pick colors to represent different music notes and listen to the colorful world as […]