Retune is an annual conference in Berlin bringing together artists, designers, technologists as well as researchers and scientists to inspire interdisciplinary thinking and making.
Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots designed to perform diverse tasks, linked to the different phases of construction, finally working together as a family towards the implementation of a single structural outcome.
Google’s got a new consumer hardware initiative is a mobile phone with machine vision eyes, ultra-fast inner-ears and spatially aware brains. And around that 5″ Android reference hardware, could this be all your AR Kickstarters come true?
inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way.
For the third time, KIKK Festival will take over Namur (Belgium) to showcase the latest movers and shakers in the worlds of digital art and design. KIKK brings together the world’s most talented creative coders, innovators, designers, artists and researchers.
Aireal is a low cost, scalable haptic technology that delivers tactile sensations in mid air and enables users to feel virtual objects and experience dynamically varying textures.
Resinance explores the potential use of smart materials in an architectural context influenced by the behaviour of simple organic life forms.
Created by Yoichi Ochiai, Alexis Oyama and Keisuke Toyoshima, Colloidal Display is a peculiar projection screen that combines a mixture of two colloidal liquids to create a three dimensional membrane. A standard projector is directed at the bubble creates an image, which appears to be floating in the air.
Presenting at SIGGRAPH earlier this week, Disney researchers showed off REVEL, experimental technology for adding virtual textures to everyday objects using electrical charge. You can touch two-dimensional objects, projections or objects in the distance and receive sensation of touching a texture or even a whole, complete three-dimensional object.
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 it’s launch, Visual Complexity began to attract large readership, following closely every post were thousands of readers, […]
Grey Walter’s robotic tortoises ELSIE Usman Haque has, on several occasions, made the observation that there is an important difference between interactivity and responsiveness (see for example -pdf). A responsive system is a fundamentally linear set of relations, a kind of reaction where the same thing happens every time a given action is performed. A […]
The project “Interactive Swarm Space” (ISS) explores the application of swarm simulations for the creation of interactive and immersive spaces. It aims to develop tools and strategies for establishing meaningful relationships between swarm behavior, interaction, perception, as well as musical and artistic expression. You will find papers, documentation, videos, tutorials, images and code+applications for download […]