Video projectors are one of the most important tools for creators of interactive installations. The information for projectors is available on various websites, but this 2 part guide will focus on their use in production and interactive environments.
Föhnseher by Julian Oliver (2011) rises from the scrap heap of analog TV. Unlike other televisions, Föhnseher captures and displays images downloaded by people on surrounding local wireless networks. Other people’s phones, laptops and tablet computers all become broadcast stations for this device.
Created by Hakan Bal, Jonathan Gröne and Michael Schieben for this year’s Dockville, the installation includes 25 standard VGA Monitors combined to provide a single 5×5 pixel matrix. To get the images onto the screens, a Processing sketch was created used to compose 5×5 pixels animations and transitions. Animations are replayed with Arduino and played […]