The OpenSurgery project investigates whether building DIY surgical robots, outside the scope of medical regulations, could plausibly provide an accessible alternative to costly professional healthcare services worldwide.
Di-Dah-Dit is a telepresence device that takes the form of two distant objects connected. Two players face each other and manage the progress of a ball balancing on two rails.
Over the past few months, in preparation for their Book of Eniarof crowdfunding campaign, tutors and students at HEAD have been exploring the use of playing cards as a method for designing and developing games, concepts, attractions, and playful art objects of various ilk…
Space Replay is a hovering object that explores and manipulates transitional public spaces by constantly recording and replaying their ambient sounds.
Created by Lucien Langton at ECAL, FireWriter is a graphic butane/propane torch printer built with Processing & Arduino. The hardware consists of a hacked inkjet printer controlled with an Arduino Uno, a Dremel torch loaded with a butane/propane mix that burns up to a temperature of 1200C, and an added calibration module built with an optical sensor.
Created by Scott van Haastrecht for the Creative Technology course “Innovation Lab” at university, The Image Toaster will search the internet for images related to the days date and will toast it on your bread. Just in case you tend to forget those important dates The Image Toaster will remind you using a 6×6 pixel image. […]
Created by Waldek Węgrzyn at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, “Electrolibrary” is a project that connects a custom made paper book to the computer, so it can be used as an an interface. The book can be browsed as any other regular book but when connected to the computer via USB, by turning pages, you […]
Created by Ligia Duro, these generative book covers were created using Processing representing the book contents by visualising each chapter on the book cover. In the vertical, the rectangles represent the number of chapters and in the horizontal the length.
The Creators was made as a final 3rd year project for the Information Visualisation Studio in the Bachelor of Design Computing at the University of Sydney, an interaction-design focused degree. The project was a response to a design brief that called for an interactive experience on a 42″ multitouch table that visualised data in a […]
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 World” collection, are Introspectre and Optocoupler. They are a series of products designed for a […]
Spotify Player is the work of Jordi Parra and his degree project: a device to listen to Spotify at home. In a nutshell the objects consists of Processing sketch, Arduino and an RFID reader. Each RFID tag can be assigned to a Spotify link, album, artist or search. When the tag is placed on the reader, an […]
Devices For Mindless Communication is a collection of projects by Gerard Rallo, a researcher, technologist, designer and a recent graduate of MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art. His work explores speculative roles of technology to interrogate social implications of progress. With new technologies as an important driver, certain real life interactions […]