A short love story back projected onto the warm breath of a couple on a cold February evening.
Firewall is an interactive media installation that allows the audience to create amazing visuals and music by touching a stretched sheet of spandex membrane, which acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth and pressure.
The artist INSA thought the relationship between art online and offline could work better and set out to create paintings that were static in the real-world but were moving images when viewed online. He did this by painting layer upon layer, photographing the changes in order, and then stringing the pictures together into a sequence and played on a loop in an animated GIF file.
Displair, a start-up from Russia which recently showcased its new technology at CES 2013, is basically an interactive air screen that displays any image you like in mid-air. It’s powered by a multi-touch, optical system that makes it possible to control the image in the air by gestures only.
Sonic Notify is a short range communication package that connects consumers with relevant location specific content (termed ‘proximity media’), using audio signals that communicate with smartphones. Speakers are used to send the signal and can cover wide ranges depending on the strength of the speaker used. Content, for example, could include special offers from products located in supermarkets.
Via: Sonic Notify
Wi-Fi robots were fitted with a wireless receiver enabling them to receive messages from a server, movements captured by the user’s webcam were translated into commands and relayed directly to the robot, and then Skittles were attached to each of the robots via magnets, making it seem that the Skittle was moving on its own. Users could log in via Facebook and control their allocated Skittle with their eye movements in real-time via their webcam. Certain eye movements also triggered ‘special events’ to show up on screen.
Via: Fast Company
If you’ve ever wondered what Pixar’s famous lamp would be like in real life, then this could be it. Pinokio, a real life ‘smart’ Animatronic Lamp conveys emotional characteristics while being aware of its surroundings, giving it the ability to interact and understand humans through sound, movement and touch.
via: digital buzz