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06/06/2014 / Featured

Created by London-based creative agencies Squint/Opera and Hirsch&Mann, Discovery Wall is a wall-sized installation created from thousands of tiny screens and lenses that celebrates the work of the new $650m Belfer Research Building, part of Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) ...
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06/01/2014 / openFrameworks

Commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies for their new headquarters in Washington, Sosolimited partnered with Hypersonic Engineering & Design, Plebian Design, and Chris Parlato to design, program, and fabricate one-of-a-kind chandelier. 425 hanging pendants form a map ...
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02/10/2012 / Objects

Developed at the Disney Research labs, Printed Optics is a new approach of creating custom optical elements for interactive devices using 3D printing. Printed Optics enable sensing, display, and illumination elements to be directly embedded in the body of an interactive ...
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24/09/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Korean collective HYBE, IRIS is a media canvas with matrix of conventional information display technology, that is a monochrome LCD.Through the phased opening and closing of circular black liquid crystal, IRIS can create various patterns and control the ...
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29/08/2012 / Arduino

Created by Tokyo based collective "Drawing and Manual", this custom made window display uses traditional split-flap mechanics to communicate Issey Miyake brand to passers-by. 
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18/07/2012 / Cinder

Created by NYC collective Breakfast and located in Manhattan’s Herald Square at 885 6th Ave and 32nd Street, the 23x12 foot display is made up of 44,000 electromagnetic spinning dots which each flip from black to white creating a moving ...
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25/04/2012 / c++, Other

Some time ago Sosolimited and Plebian Design set out to create a large scale transparent LCD sculpture for a science museum atrium. Each pixel was designed as a piece of glass that could independently change the transparency of: from opaque black to ...
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18/02/2011 / MaxMSP, Processing

Created by created by Beetroot, PhotoBiennale- Sites is a retrospective presentation of the Photobiennale Topos festival displaying 2330 works-sites by 266 photographers from 36 countries. Toogether with developing the visual identity for the festival, the team also installed an interactive table, inviting visitors ...
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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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27/10/2010 / Processing

Created by Martin Bircher, "Type Case" is a low-resolution display embedded in an old printers' type case with 125 rectangular pixels of different sizes. These are formed from the reflecting light of Processing controlled LEDs, embedded in each section of ...
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13/11/2009 / iOS, News

An interesting concept by this japanese team Prototype linking up 20 iPod Touches using a custom application to sync them together. Considering the price of an iPod touch, it does make is a pretty affordable multi-touch (mobile computer) display. Used ...
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23/10/2009 / iOS

ZOOMICA is an interactive clock app consisting of colorful digits that elegantly spin and expand revealing time. The conventional stopwatch and alarms are replaced by a fast and accurate beat counter. The hours are displayed spinning clockwise, while the minutes are shown ...
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11/10/2009 / iOS, Objects

Based on the idea that time is everywhere, Exquisite Clock is a clock made of numbers taken from everyday life – seen, captured and uploaded by people from all over the world. The project connects time, play and visual aesthetics. ...
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30/08/2009 / iOS

MultiVid is a multi-screen synchronization playback solution for the iPhone and the iPodTouch. Instead of using a centralized video processor, MultiVid allows you to play videos simultaneously on a number of iPhones/iPod Touches. Using a desktop application for both Mac and ...