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Poddles – a similar working demo @ MIT

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Poddles is a rapid prototype that Lauren Fenton, Meryl Alper, Harsh Vathsangam, and I designed for the 2011 Annenberg Symposium at USC. These digital toy blocks have embedded LCD touch screens which respond to one-another. Users can draw or download pre-made animated designs which can move … Read More

Mobile 3D!

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2011 is the year for mobile glasses-free (Autostereoscopy) 3D. In addition to the Nitendo 3DS, 3D Capable Phones are in the works. I’ll be taking a 3DS stereoscopic game development course this Spring. The main questions to consider, addressed in a USC work group yesterday, … Read More

Tele-Memory Scape

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Installation as part of Vision & Voices – Animated Spaces group show at the University of Southern California in April 2009. Tele-Memory Scape from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The installation, in a narrow hallway, consisted of a series of frames, with timelapse clouds projected on … Read More

LED Coral Reef Prototype

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Coral Reef LED Prototype from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The Coral Reef LED prototype was designed by Amanda Tasse & Kyla Gorman. We programmed LED’s to flash at different patterns. When light was flashed on various photoresisters, the LED light patterns changed, to mimic a … Read More

Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed (2009)

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Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed and Oulipo poetry (2009) Lauren Fenton, Diego Costa, and I designed Tweet Jockey as part of a Design for Interactivity I class with Tracy Fullerton during my first semester as an iMAP PhD student at … Read More

Teddy Bear Vision – Final Documentation

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Teddy Bear Vision was inspired by an early neuroscience experiment (Marr & Nishihara, Phil Trans R Soc Lond B, 275: 483, 1976) in which the visual system’s processing of orientation selectivity was mapped out @ contrast borders’ location. Here is an image from the original … Read More

Teddy Bear Vision – Proposal

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The early visual system is designed to detect contrast borders. For my project, I would like to use simple contrast borders detection to derive the location where new geometric forms will originate. It will be as if there are small organisms growing at the edges, … Read More

Simple multi-sensor finger VJ

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Here’s one of my first attempts at Arduino/Processing.  A simple sensor prototype of a wearable finger VJ system. I started with the idea of finger bells, which a belly dancer might use, and expanded it to make the finger sensors interact with the visuals.  If … Read More

Simple Shooter Part 1

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This week’s Flash Assignment, a simple shooter game part 1. Shooter Link Here: It won’t shoot unless you download it & play with flashplayer (make sure keyboard shortcuts are turned off). SPACEBAR: Shoot ARROW KEYS OR WASD: Move 1, 2, 3 KEYS: Change Bullets Next … Read More

Simple Kaleidoscope

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Link Here: Kaleidoscope To run kaleidoscope (after following link above), 1) Mouse clicks run the kaleidoscope. 2) Keys 1, 2, 3 change shapes Flash programming assignment for this week — a simple kaleidoscope