Tag Archives: Physical Computing

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

Pixel Form — Neural Network Sculpture

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Brooklyn baseded artist, Phillip Stearns (AKA Pixel Form), creates high-low tech physical computing, sound sculpture installations, often featuring physical imagery reminiscent of old-school cybernetics diagrams modeled after neural networks. I love it!

DECONcert1 – Regenerative Brainwave Music

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Group eeg concert orchestrated by James Fung, while working as a student in Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto’s  EyeTap Personal Imaging Lab. Link to a video of the performance Link to Abstract of the evolution of the project (from one-space performances to those … Read More

Narcisystem by Syynlabs, shown at Mindshare LA 2009

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Narcisystem @ Syynlabs, by Eric Gradman. —————— “In contrast to developing art that encourages others to interact, The NARCISYSTEM is designed to interface with the anatomy of an individual participant wired with as many biometric sensors as possible, and uses their output to drive 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

Tactile Vision Substitution Systems (Bach-y-Rita)

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In Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita’s classic TVSS Tactile Vision Substitution System from the late 1960′s has inspired a number of cross-over physical computing, visualization, & media arts projects intended to encourage brain plasticity for rehabilitation purposes — in this case, as a tactile reading aid for … Read More

Yam Cake Battery Light – Michael B. Campbell

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“I made bio-reactive batteries, (mint strips, copper chloride etc.) and inserted them into translucent yam cake, purchased from my local Georgetown, Seattle Japanese market. I then wired two in series, throwing an LED into the circuit and I had an odd, but aesthetically pleasing bio-reactive … Read More

Interactive Magnetic Sculpture

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Sub Conch – Audio Performance using consumer BCI

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The Sub Conch is a musical instrument being developed by Norwegian musician, Mats J. Sivertsen. Using the Emotiv eeg Neurofeedback headset, which is a consumer grade BCI device, the user controls elements of the pitch and other audio effects, based on frequencies delivered by their … 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