19.12.12 by Jeff

Firewall / Interactive Installation

Firewall interactive media installation
This is awesome! Aaron Sherwood and Mike Allison used spandex as a membrane interface that people can push into, creating visuals and music. Watch below!

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24.05.12 by Jeff

Blind Self Portrait Drawing Machine

Blind Self Portrait Drawing Machine by Matt Mets and Kyle McDonald
Blind Self Portrait is a collaboration by Matt Mets and Kyle McDonald, installed at NYC Resistor interactive show. Visitors close their eyes and the machine moves their hand to draw a self-portrait. The computer tracks the visitor’s face and generates a drawing based on it. What a fun experience it must be!

Watch a video clip of the machine in action below!

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21.12.11 by Jeff

Jelly Swarm

Jelly Swarm by Tangible Interaction
There is a really cool display up at the Vancouver Aquarium right now, designed by Tangible Interaction and origami artist Joseph Wu.

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10.08.11 by Jeff

Period

“Period” an interactive installation created by Baillat Cardell & fils and Iregular for MUTEK 2011 in Montreal.

Mutek 2011 interactive installation Period by baillat cardell and fils

Watch the video below!

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27.01.11 by Jeff

Got Guts

“Got Guts” by Fiona Mompean. I love seeing this sort of thing, Fiona has taken an existing platform (Youtube) and manipulated it into something completely new.

fiona mompean got guts interactive  youtube video

Try it out below!

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20.10.10 by Jeff

Ahmet Ogut

“River Crossing Puzzle”, an interactive installation by Ahmet Ogut.

river crossing puzzle by ahmet ogut interactive installation

River Crossing Puzzle

A bomb disposal technician, a suspicious bag, a soldier, two security dogs, a suicide bomber, his wife in wheelchair and his daughter have to cross a river. They have discovered a small boat. The small boat can carry only two people or one person and one dog or item at a time. The suspicious bag can not be left with anybody unless the bomb disposal technician is present. The suicide bomber can not be left with any of the dogs unless the soldier is present. The soldier can not be left with any of the suicide bomber’s family members unless the suicide bomber is present. Only the soldier, suicide bomber, and bomb disposal technician know how to use the boat. How would they cross the river?

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01.10.10 by Jeff

You Were In My Dream

You Were In My Dream” is an incredible interactive animation project by Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine. You get the starring role in the animation (yes, that is my face!) provided you have a webcam. Notice how the shadow even goes over my face!!! Amazing.

you were in my dream interactive stop-motion animation paper
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25.11.08 by Jeff

Marianne Bailey

Marianne Bailey’s absolutely incredible design work for Yahama Design Lab’s Box to Play. Watch the video here, to get the full effect.

marianne bailey design designer phone box to play interactive

That’s not all – Bailey has also been working on a series of cell phones that double as musical instruments! There is a phone that changes your singing voice into a trumpet, as well as a phone that splits in half and can be used like drum sticks, waving them in the air produces the sounds!

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