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12/03/2014 / Arduino

Created by Aisen Caro Chacin, a graduate from Parsons, Scent Rhythm is a timekeeping device that maps relational olfactory sequences to the body's circadian cycle. The device, which you can build yourself following the instructions available on the site, attempts ...
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09/01/2014 / MaxMSP

MirrorFugue is a Ph.D. research project by Xiao Xiao at the MIT Media Lab, exploring communicating gesture in music collaboration across space and time. The project is comprised of a set of interfaces for piano to visualise the gesture of ...
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19/12/2013 / Arduino

Created by Skrekkøgle (Theo Tveterås and Lars Marcus Vedeler), Durr is a shivering unisex bracelet that investigates our perception of time by exploring how we perceive 5 minutes in different situations. By markedly shivering every 5 minutes, it creates a ...
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23/09/2013 / Air, Arduino

Created by Pauline Saglio for her Bachelor of Media & Interaction Design at ECAL, Rewind is a digital clock collection designed to revive a physical link with the process of reading time. For all three clocks, a unique way to "rewind" ...
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13/03/2013 / Arduino, Objects

Created by Tom Schofield, Neurotic Armageddon Indicator (NAI) is an installation artwork which visualises the ‘Doomsday Clock’, a symbolic clock maintained by an academic journal since 1947, ‘The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’. The Doomsday Clock represents the proximity to armageddon expressed as ...
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22/08/2012 / iPhone

It is safe to say that everyone that has had a play with Processing or openFrameworks has at some point thought about creating a slit scanning app for the iPhone. It is one of those techniques that gets designers thinking ...
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14/09/2011 / iPad

Developed by NewMediology (Danqing Shi), Last clock is a clock app that uses popular slit scan technique to keep you in factual time, human time and remote time. Just like any other analog clock, the app has three hands: one for seconds, ...
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04/08/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Circlo is an experimental clock with generative ambient music. The soundtrack by Hannu Kuosmanen changes depending on what time of day it is while the circles on the screen pulsate gently. The music is at its calmest around 1 am/pm, ...
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17/07/2011 / Arduino

Thermochromic Clock by CW&T is a 4-digit 7-segment timepiece. Each segment in the display is made with a length of nichrome wire and then covered by a thick layer of black thermochromic paint. Time is displayed by applying voltage to the nichrome ...
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01/03/2011 / Games, Objects

Created by Roger Ibars (2002–2011), Hard-wired devices combines game controllers and alarm clocks. Daniel puts it beautifully "frees the controller from it’s console and lets the beauty of it’s interface to sing". Each item includes manufacturer, designer, serial number, newly mapped control ...
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22/12/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

We are happy to announce that after only 2 day review at Apple, new CAN app is now available in the AppStore. Created in collaboration with Francis Lam aka dbdbking, Voidie is an abstract depiction of the Great Void which uses ...
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09/11/2010 / c++

Sure, there are plenty of slitscan projects out there and Golan has a very good page up on his blog how to go about doing some slitscanin'. Then, I came across this project on MAKE, created by Carl Rosendahl using his ...
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01/10/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Inspired by Kazimir Malevich’s legendary painting “Black Square” (wiki), Quadratime is an abstract media artwork and experimental time display created by Carrois Type Design. Quadratime explores an alternative perception of time playing with the idea that the impression of time “passing ...
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09/09/2010 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Andrey Yazev (the389), Nlug is a simple, beautiful and extremely addictive clock app made using openFrameworks. Included is a digital clock made of particles controlled by a physics engine. When the time changes particles explode and transform into new digits. You ...
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15/08/2010 / Objects, Processing

Created by Florian Jenett ,"One Perfect Cube" consists of three synchronized clocks that form a sign every 12 hours for exactly one second, using Processing to simulate clock multiples to avoid collisions + formulate interesting geometrical compositions. Florian writes: When working with ...
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13/07/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Designed by Mike Tucker, PopClock is a fun new clock app created using the Cocos2d framework. Time is laid out in the circles which from time to time 'pop' resulting in various collisions amongst other circles. Double tapping changes the ...
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27/05/2010 / iPad, iPhone

Once again we are back with the collection of most wonderful and creative clocks now available in the AppStore. They are simple to understand, not too hard to program and fun to play with. Most probably more "useful" once iPhone ...
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02/04/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

As most of us already know and those who don’t are not from this planet, the iPad is launching in the US tomorrow. With all the excitement and hype we thought we'd collect the most exciting, well designed and impactful ...
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25/02/2010 / Featured, iPhone

With the incredible number of apps appearing in the AppStore daily, there is a number of very inspiring clock apps out there but finding them can be quite tricky. Mentioning each and every one in a single post on CAN ...
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12/02/2010 / iPhone

Hms is a digital sculpture by Andreas Gysin (gysin-vanetti.com). A box, turning about its own axis at constant speed; the size of the box reflects the actual time:  width, height and depth are hours, minutes, seconds. 23 times a day, for ...
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30/01/2010 / iPhone

Somewhat retro / led / road sign inspired + quite convenient clock app for the iPhone that displays time, temperature and current weather. Also include are some pretty sweet screen rotation transitions as you spin your device to reveal different ...
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13/01/2010 / iPhone

Originally created as net.art around 2000 and 2002, Time As Color and Time as Place are two projects by Christopher Otto now available in the form of iPhone applications. Time As Color is an app that displays time as additive colour ...
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02/01/2010 / iPhone

Created by Marble Cake , Ants Clock gathers more than a hundred people, as small as ants, together to display the time and date. As the time changes some leave, new ones join. Don't have an iPhone? Get the Mac OSX Dashboard ...
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24/12/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Rhizomatiks continue to expand their free Clock.app offering in the AppStore with the latest addition of Clock11 and Clock12. Appropriately themed and released right on time, Clock 12 shows time from the falling snow. Clock11 is a collection of spinning discs each ...
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12/12/2009 / iPhone

Just released is the third clock by Japanese developer Romly, person behind One Rule, minimal game we wrote about back in February. The third clock just released is the latest in the range of absolutely minimal clocks now available for your iPhone and ...
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27/11/2009 / iPhone

Gloaming is a simple but beautiful sleep-timer for your iPhone and your iPod touch. Let the sun rise – and this is how you set the time. Then you can watch the sun going down while you are listening to ...
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10/11/2009 / Flash

Created by Shiftcontrol, Sharedrobotics Browser is an interactive flash application that allows you to explore the history of robotics in art and popular culture. The blog functions as a database where everyone can add new robots and comment on the ones already ...
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23/10/2009 / iPhone

ZOOMICA is an interactive clock app consisting of colorful digits that elegantly spin and expand revealing time. The conventional stopwatch and alarms are replaced by a fast and accurate beat counter. The hours are displayed spinning clockwise, while the minutes are shown ...
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23/09/2009 / iPhone

Created by Kenichi Onodera is a range of clock apps for the iPhone created/styled by a number of illustrators/artists from Japan. All apps are free and each one is as wonderful as the other. Artists include: jobin, rocketdesign (Shingo Kikuchi), Kaori ...
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04/09/2009 / iPhone

FlipTime is an iPhone application which is a simple desk clock & calendar designed to look like the traditional flight information boards at airports. It uses actual sound sampled from actual clocks so as to realize the flip-flap feelings. In ...
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