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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Kids, Objects

Created by Khalil Klouche and aimed at small children, Knock Knock is a playful calculator which allows calculation on the wood surface by knocking and will give back the answer using the same knocking tone. Components include Arduino board, contact microphones and solenoids. The device ...
    Sealion

16/04/2013 / iPad, iPhone, Kids

Created by Lucas Zanotto (design, concept & animation), Ulrich Troyer (sound design & music) and Niels Hoffmann (programming), idea behind Drawnimal is to expand iOS device by using simple tools like pen and paper and motivate children to learn the alphabet by leaving the digital screen ...
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22/11/2012 / iPad, iPhone, Kids

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 ...
    Novel Hispital Toys 02 copy

21/08/2012 / Kids, Objects

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 ...
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11/01/2012 / Featured, openFrameworks

Puppet Parade is an interactive installation by Emily Gobeille and Theo Watson of Design I/O that allows children to use their arms to puppeteer larger than life creatures projected on the wall in front of them. This dual interactive setup allows children ...
    tsumiki00

09/11/2011 / c++, Objects

Created by a newly formed sister company of Aircord.jp: PPP, TSUMIKI is a new series of toys that incorporate computer vision to both recognise physical blocks and project content onto them. The idea behind PPP (Permanent Play Project) is to explore new ...
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23/02/2011 / openFrameworks

Little Magic Stories is the latest project by Chris O'Shea, with aim to encourage children to use their creativity to bring stories to life. The installation allows them to create a performance from within their imagination, on stage, in front ...
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09/02/2011 / Processing

Created by Joshua Noble, Chris Bierbower and Mette Lyckegaard, The Binary Counter is an interactive display and teaching tool for kids to explore the most basic building blocks of digital information: 1's and 0's. The team broke a byte into ...
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29/05/2010 / iPhone

Few weeks ago Takayuki mentioned a project he was working on. To my usual interest, few DMs were exchanged on Twitter finding out it's a children's animated book conceptualized by Mobile Art Lab that comes with a physical book ...
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18/01/2010 / vvvv

Noteput is an interactive music table with tangible notes, that combines all three senses of hearing, sight and touch to make learning the classical notation of music for children and pupils more easy and interesting. “Noteput” activates by putting a treble ...