All posts tagged: physical

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Approxymotion and MisPortraits – Geometry, drawing, material and robotic arms..

Approxymotion and MisPortraits are two projects by Peter A Vikar currently an ESTm post-graduate studies at Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, designing material interactions with six-axis robot arms. Approxymotion is research project focusing on motion based forming while MisPortraits looks at the levels of accidentally with 6 axis robots doing feltpen graphics.

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The Poking Machine by Jasper van Loenen & Bartholomäus Traubeck

Created by Jasper van Loenen and Bartholomäus Traubeck, The Poking Machine is a wearable device that pokes you physically whenever you are poked on Facebook, no matter where you are. Online social networks are platforms for communication, enabling us to connect anywhere we go. However, they still lack the mediation of physical communication. Facebook tries to […]

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Glitch Reality II [Objects]

Following from Glitch Reality No1 commissioned by It’s Nice That for Nike, Glitch Reality 2 by Matthew Plummer-Fernandez and David Gardener is a new iteration of exploring physical objects in glitch form. The process is an interesting one, applying digital methodology to alter physical objects. Matthew Plummer-Fernandez explains: A tea set was created by purchasing non-matching tea set […]

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Rorschach Cards and Balloon [iPad]

éditions volumiques continues to innovate in the area of digital books and games for the iPad. Whereas previous projects such as (I) Pawn showed potential, the following two are a wonderful step forward continuing to question the future of books and games for the iOS platform. Inspired by Rorschach inkblot test, Rorschach Cards is a collection of […]

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Soak, Dye in Light [Processing, Kinect]

“Soak, Dye in light.” by everyware (2011) is an empty canvas but when you touch it, its elastic surface stretches and gets suffused with projected vivid colors mimicking fabric absorbing dye. Poking and rubbing with hands or resting their body on this spandex canvas allows visitors to soak this canvas in virtual dye and create own patterns. Dying fabric […]