All posts tagged: sensor

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Beat Blox – Tangible beats by Per Holmquist

Beat Blox is a graduation project by Per Holmquist from Beckmans College of Design in Sweden. The project includes a music machine which allows anyone to create and experiment with music, in a playful and tangible way. The installation includes three turntables, all with built in Arduino, midishield and a total of 15 digital distance sensors. As the user adds a block […]

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Phototropia – “A self-sufficient architectural vision”

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 structure breathes and deforms thanks to self-made electro-active polymers, screen-printed electroluminescent displays, eco-friendly bioplastics and thin-film […]

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Photo/Nykto [iPad, openFrameworks, Games]

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 oposite). It is played by switching on and off the lights in order to avoid […]

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SoundAffects [MaxMSP, Sound, Arduino]

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 light. Online and at night, a data visualizer translates the street activity and plays along […]

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L.S.D + Light Sequencer [iPhone, PD, Arduino, 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 of visual displays and screens; indeed, in our predominantly visual culture, they are everywhere. […]

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Make A Snowflake Yours [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 you a pattern that you print, cut out, stick together and you have your own […]