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14/04/2014 / Featured, Tutorials

Video projectors are one of the most important tools for creators of interactive installations. The information for projectors is available on various websites, but this 2 part guide will focus on their use in production and interactive environments. Part 1 ...
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03/07/2013 / Processing

In the early 2013 EE approached Brendan Dawes to create something to signify the roll-out of 4G services across the UK. UCL – who would be collecting all the data for the three day period for EE – gave Brendan ...
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05/03/2012 / Objects, Theory

Matsuko Yokokoji and Graham Harwood have been active as tactical media practitioners over the last two decades; the duo were members of Mongrel  and more recently have been working under the moniker YoHa. One of the central themes of YoHa's work is the ...
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09/12/2011 / Cinder, iOS

Solyaris by Beat Raess is an "exploration into organic information design to visualise movies, actors, directors and their relationship". The application for iPad made in Cinder allows you to search the entire Open Movie Database (TMDb) collection for movies, actors or ...
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31/10/2011 / Featured, Review

Visual Complexity is a site maintained by Manuel Lima which collects projects that deal with complexity in information. Not always about communicating clarity the site's predominant focus was acknowledging beauty that exists in complex representation of information and data. Within a year of ...
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06/07/2011 / Objects

In addition to Dromolux we wrote about few months back, Ludwig Zeller has just completed two new pieces as shown at this years RCA Design Interactions end of year show. These pieces, part of the "New Needs in an Augmented ...
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31/05/2011 / Objects

Beta is a fictional prototype by Lukas Franciszkiewicz addressing media influence and the decision making shift from individual to computer. Lukas divides interaction with the computer into three needs: finding and consuming information, the use of communication and mediation, and the ...
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29/10/2010 / WebApp

Bestiario, a Barcelona Spain based start-up, has been exploring new interactive visualization paradigms over the past 5 years. The result of this effort is the creation of IMPURE, a visual programming language aimed to gather, process and visualize information. With impure ...
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10/10/2010 / MaxMSP, Objects

Outnumbered, a brief history of imposture, 2009, is an installation that generates a moving image using a found panoramic photograph from 1936. The installation is computer-controlled and generates an aleatoric narrative using an extensive database of people who, in some ...
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25/07/2010 / Processing

Created by Christian Marc Schmidt & Liangjie Xia, Invisible Cities is a information mapping project that reveals social networks present within the urban environment. The application, built using Processing, allows realtime mapping of activity on Twitter and Flickr by displaying intensities ...
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03/07/2010 / c++, Events, Featured, Profile

Sosolimited is an art and design consultancy formed in 2003. The group specialises in interactive installation and audiovisual performance. They create immersive works that play on the immediacy of live media. I had a pleasure of hearing Sosolimited speak at the ...
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Interpalazzo, a collective of media artists, Martin Hesselmeier, Andreas Muxel und Carsten Goertz teamed up with composer Marcus Schmickler to create an autoreactive installation; Revolving Realities. The installation plays with our sense of reality by continually causing us to perceive and experience a ...
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24/02/2010 / Processing, vvvv

...is a collection of projects forming Stefan Kuzaj and Jochen Winker's barchelor thesis at the Univesity of Applied Sciences Schwabisch Gmund. Quote: There are four essential parts in making abstract information experiencable: information itself, relevant senses, fitting emotion and a direct reference of ...
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27/12/2009 / iOS

DaylightCal visualises the duration, angle and quality of sunlight wherever you are. Using weather forecast data, DaylightCal calculates the distribution of daylight for any location and date worldwide. Find out how much daylight you've got left today and how much ...
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14/12/2009 / Flash

To mark + celebrate fifth anniversary of the fantastic infosthetics.com, Moritz Stefaner created this beautiful visualization of articles posted on the site using his "Elastic Lists" flash application. How it works: The little tiles on the left represent the individual posts, ...
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24/10/2009 / WebApp

Eyebrowse is an add-on for firefox and a webapp brought to you by MIT CSAIL that lets you easily record, visualize, and share your trails through the web in real-time. Tell eyebrowse what sites to track, browse away and compare. ...
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11/09/2009 / iOS

We don't tend to write about Japaneese only apps here on CAN but maybe we should. Thanks to google translate, getting the info about the app is quite easy so that shouldn't be a problem whilst downloading the app is ...
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02/09/2009 / WebApp

Inspired by the very popular web trends inforgraphic which circulated many graphic and art websites including reaching even techcrunch, WebTrendMap is a new service currently in private beta that allows you to create you own maps of your twitter followers ...
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31/08/2009 / Flash

Commentry is an interactive 3d visualization of comments on a popular digg story. Created by Manuel Tan from uncontrol.com the flash application visualizes Digg's rating system combined with word counts allows us to see the status as well as health of a ...
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05/08/2009 / Java

Tween is an explorative visualization tool to seek out topical conversations on Yahoo! Answers site. Created (co-) by Vaibhav Bhawsar during his internship at the Yahoo! Design Innovation Group which has now closed down, Tween allows one to sow words ...
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21/04/2009 / Mac

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25/03/2009 / Flash

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