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30/05/2014 / Arduino

With a background in comics & film, Eunyoung Park created this experimental "Mechanical Cartoon" that combines an Arduino, ultrasonic ping sensors and cardboard to transplant his previous expertise to the physical exhibition space, "making it pop up from a page of book and a ...
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30/04/2014 / Sound

When Teenage Engineering launched Oplab c it had a somewhat a bumpy start. Developed in-house by Yuri Suzuki and the team, it was designed as a platform that bridged those interested in building own sensors using Arduino for example with those that ...
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11/10/2013 / Javascript, Three Js

The German association of prefabricated houses, BDF, has opened their third FertighausWelt Wuppertal where all vendors, who are represented by the association, are showing their houses. The long-term aim of the park is to work energetically independent. Britzpetermann was commissioned to ...
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28/02/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by ECAL's past and present students, DRM Chair provides a limited number of use before it self-destructs. A small sensor detects when someone sits and decrements a counter. Every time someone stands up, the chair knocks a number of time ...
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10/01/2013 / Arduino

Created by Viktor Jan, Beatoven gives the users a chance to create music through a "cooking" experience - Mixing sounds as if they were ingredients and playing with the revolving buttons on the stove as if they were to adjust the ...
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31/05/2012 / Objects, Other

Phototropia is part of an ongoing series on the application of smart materials in an architectural context and was realized in April 2012 by the Master of Advanced Studies class at the Chair for CAAD, supervised by Manuel Kretzer. The ...
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07/12/2011 / Games, iOS, openFrameworks

Photo/Nykto is an experimental game conceived by Annelore Schneider and Douglas Edric Stanley as part of the "Unterplay" project at the Master Media Design —HEAD, Genève. Edric describes at as a game for nyktophobes (fear of darkness - wiki) and photophobes (the ...
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23/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Sound

On Fifth Avenue, a listening wall has jacks built in, so passersby can plug in earphones and listen to street activity translated into music. Sensors built into the wall detect movement, proximity, temperature, weather, cell phone activity, noise, color and ...
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12/05/2011 / Arduino, MaxMSP, Other, Sound

If you liked the 'Extending the Touchscreen' project by Michael Knuepfel here are a few experiments by Benjamin Gaulon using displays to convert light to sound waves. He writes: Research and recent innovations have led to an amazing increase of types and uses ...
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20/12/2010 / Processing

Inspired by the recent papercamp, presentation by Laura Dickinson (photos) and work by Richard Sweeney, Sermad Buni and tbwa-london commissioned Karsten Schmidt to create an application that would generate unique snowflake from your name – the twist is that we also give ...
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17/12/2009 / openFrameworks

Sosolimited was asked by HBO to create an interactive window experience for their retail shop in Times Square for the 2009 holidays. The team built a snow blowing machine that senses people walking by on the sidewalk and launches snow ...