A project by Design I/O for TIFF Kids International Film Festival’s interactive playground digiPlaySpace, Mimic brings a UR5 robotic arm to life and imbues it with personality. Playfully craning its neck to get a better look, arcing back when it is startled – it responds to each child that enters its field of view.
Launched today via a worldwide Kickstarter campaign, Mover Kit by Technology Will Save Us is part iconic accessory and part education tech toy that kids, young and old, make and code themselves.
Curator Nick Pagee gives CAN a tour of the 2014 TIFF Kids Film Festival’s digiPlaySpace—an interactive playground for kids.
Weather Worlds is an interactive installation that grants children weather controlling superpowers. Utilising kinect cameras and real-time greenscreening via openFrameworks, the installation allows children to see themselves immersed in an interactive and dynamic environment.
Knock Knock is a playful calculator aimed at small children which allows calculation simply by knocking and will give back the answer using the same knocking tone.
Drawnimal aims to expand iOS device by using simple tools like pen and paper and motivate children to learn the alphabet and leave the digital screen using simple physical interaction.