Korean collective Shinseungback Kimyonghun have created ‘Aposematic Jacket’ a wearable computer for self-defense. The lenses on the jacket give off the warning signal, “I can record you”, to prevent possible attack. When the wearer pushes a button under threat, the jacket records the scene in 360 degrees and sends the images to the Web. The […]
Created by Kyle McDonald, “Sharing Faces” uses a megapixel surveillance camera and custom software to match the face locations of the persons looking at the screen. As the person moves, new images are pulled from the database matching the new location and create a mirror-like image of yourself using the images of others.
Recent Royal College of Art (RCA) design graduate David Hedberg’s Smile TV turns the medium’s engagement pattern on its head: instead of making you smile at on-screen silliness, you have to “smile to watch”.
Created by Seoul based artists Teo Park, “May the Force be With You” is a kinetic installation that invites visitors to interact with an interactive water tank. The tank uses gravitational force driven by the position of the viewer’s hand movement.
Metro is Chris Coleman’s every day commute on the Denver Light Rail, recorded using a handheld 3D scanning device and a laptop.
Fly Revolver is an installation that spatialises activities of a houseflies through a device that controls a revolver and by blurring boundaries between the real and the perceived.
Study of real-time 3D Internet is an experiment that explores interaction on the web from the 3rd point perspective. As the user navigates the internet, he/she can project beyond the two dimensional screen into three-dimensional environment recorded by the Kinect.
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.
User 632 is an installation that stores the behaviour of the people who look at it by monitoring them in return. It is designed to know when and how a person passes and stores information as data or ID dependant on proximity.
Vincent & Emily are two self-willed robots who are in a conflict between each other and their surroundings, designed to explore solitude of a partner relationship and their impulses.
In November last year ECAL University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland was the host to two very interesting workshops aimed at their Media & Interaction and Industrial Design students. One workshop was led by Yuri Suzuki and the other by Roel Wouters. Having visited ECAL last year for end of year reviews it is one […]
Currently on show at the Bitforms gallery in NYC are the three new mirror pieces by Daniel Rozin. The exhibition titled Angles features “Angles Mirror”, a piece that builds a picture based on relative lightness and darkness. It explores a system of linear rotation that indicates the direction of an object’s contour. A wall-mounted sculpture, the Angles Mirror […]