Face-Off!

What is the game/interaction? Face-Off is a collaborative game where two people must work together to keep the music going by dancing at the right time, within the right boundaries. The game was created using motion-tracking with Adobe Flash. How does it work? The game…

Crafting with current

The workshop is intended to provide students with skills in relation to Physical-Computing discipline , connecting the virtual information with physical ambient manipulation. The workshop will focus on exercising techniques, on hacking toys and on binding domestic electronics to massive digital “data pools”. At the…

KashKlash

KashKlash is a space to share thoughts on, and to shape, the future; a playground for visionary people like you, who, in a sense, are already living a few years ahead. Let’s start from the basic consideration that people have always shared and exchanged things….

TOY VIEW

Prologue Barbie. The blond plastic icon. An extremely popular toy and the main source of revenue for Mattel. Back in the 60’s, Barbies were selling like iPods on Black Friday. Marching vigorously through the 70’s and 80’s, the army of Barbie dolls generated a hefty…

Paper Lights

“Paper Lights” is an interactive system, enabling the creation of public exhibition-spaces where the public can interact and play with visuals over sections of large buildings Imagine yourself walking back home from work, you are in Milan, a city of great baroque cathedrals. At some…

Physical Interface design – Lugano

ABSTRACT: In this workshop we will be using “computer vision” and pattern-recognition software to control on-screen emulation of everyday devices, where students will be able to prototype a physical interface. The interface, realized as a controller for devices or services, will use pattern-recognition for implementations…

Campus Party 2008

Playing on interaction design – Campus Party 2008 – Valencia The workshop tries to offer a kind of “walkthrough” to the world of physical-computing and rapid prototyping, in a non-technical and playful way. The workshop was designed to accommodate participants that may not have much…

Objects of large opportunities

Friends of Fritzing – Potsdam, Germany With the new funding comes a reconsideration of the goals of Fritzing. The initial workshop that kicked off Fritzing development in September 2007 proved to be a very fruitful experience: we gathered the physical computing crowd to discuss the…