Tag Archive | "Digital Installations"

Ototo: An Experimental Synthesizer

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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A new circuit board synthesizer that lets you turn almost anything into a musical instrument. It’s called Ototo, by the crew at Dentaku, and once plugged in, creates 12 touch pads and 4 live sensor inputs, which together let you trigger and manipulate the generated sounds in a number of ways, all pumped out through [...]

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Sound Waves: An Interactive Art Installation

Sunday, January 5, 2014

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This interactive art installation is a few years old now, but you’ll love it all the same. An artistic experiment to showcase sound waves like you’ve never seen them before, with a 7×7 grid of audio speakers that have been rigged up with fog generators, which in turn, puff up into the air with each [...]

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Knitbot: Budweiser’s Tweet Powered Knitting Bot

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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We thought knitting machines might be popular this year, and they are, with a whole bunch of brands jumping on the bandwagon, like Coca-Cola and Budweiser… The later, being called ‘Knitbot’ which is a Tweet Powered Knitting Machine from Budweiser in the UK, and will produce festive knitwear for supporters of designated drivers. So if [...]

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RFID Tic-Tac-Toe Installation

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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This is a new take on Tic-Tac-Toe, created to integrate two offices, in different cities, with an installation called ‘Pic Tap Toe’. The real-time, multi-office game was powered by RFID readers and a WiFi-enabled Arduino Yún, both installed into a custom game board, and hooked up to 9 LED screens in each office reception. The [...]

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SNCF Railways: Interactive Doors To Europe

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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Imagine if you could be connected from one holiday destination to another in real time, well, that’s exactly what SNCF Railways did for their latest campaign, ‘Europe, It’s just Next Door’. They placed interactive doors across prominent tourist locations in Europe, where each door hid full-bleed LED Screens, connected live to other parts of Europe, [...]

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CRYSTAL: An Interactive Light Installation

Monday, October 28, 2013

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Crystal is a unique, magnet powered, interactive light installation that has a permanent home in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, after touring in Amsterdam, Paris and Moscow over the past year. Hundreds or thousands of plastic crystals are placed on a floor mat surrounded by a magnetic field, the magnetic fiels powers two LED lights housed in [...]

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KPT Smileball: Smile Controlled Pinball Machine

Monday, October 28, 2013

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Introducing Smileball, the World’s First Smile Controlled Pinball Machine from KPT, a Swiss health insurer who claims to have Switzerland’s happiest health insurance clients, so they created Smileball to show that less anger equals more smiles. It’s pretty simple, a camera captures the player’s face and from there, face-tracking software transmits the mouth movements to [...]

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Constellaction: The Light Chain Installation

Monday, October 14, 2013

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This is seriously cool. Light Chains or Waves that connect with and activate the pyramid object next to it. Constellaction is an audio/visual installation featuring tetrahedron-shaped (ok I’ll just keep calling it a Pyramid) object’s that emit light and noise when triggered by other light. So when you place a whole batch of these little [...]

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Heineken: The Time Travel Booth

Monday, September 30, 2013

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Welcome to Heineken’s ‘Time Travel Booth’ powered by the new Leap Motion device that just about everyone in our agency has, but no-one has an actual use for! This event in Taipei, was to celebrate the 140th Birthday of Heineken and invited people to travel back in time to explore the secret ingredients of the [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S4: The Smart Phone Line

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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You know those stupidly long lines every time a new phone is launched? Well, imagine if you could line up virtually? That’s exactly what Samsung did for the new Galaxy S4 launch in New Zealand…. Just join to the ‘Smart Phone Line’ to take your place and battle to become the very first person to [...]

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Colour Chasers: Robots Turn Colour Into Sound

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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Yuri Suzuki has created ‘Looks Like Music’ which is an audiovisual installation that consists of miniature robots which detect and follow a hand made circuit – a black line traced in marker pen – interspersed with coloured reference points that the device translates in sound in real time. Each robot has 2x Arduino-powered sensors to [...]

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BabyX: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, August 26, 2013

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TEDxAuckland has presented us with BabyX. A virtual baby, represented by a 3D face on a screen, powered by artificial intelligence, that is able to interact with the world around her via a suite of sensors, allowing BabyX mimic the actions and interactions of a real life baby. Fibre optic cables light up to represent [...]

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Amstel Beer: ‘Take A Pause’ Vending Machine

Friday, August 16, 2013

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Wish a vending machine would give you a free beer? Most people would, and you’d also expect to have to complete a challenge or something similar to get it right?! Well, sometimes you just need to make cool vending machine simple, and this one from Amstel Beer, does exactly that. Introducing Amstel Pause, an interactive [...]

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Ayrton Senna: The Sound Of Honda Installation

Thursday, August 1, 2013

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It’s not all that often with the quality of todays content, that you can stare into a screen and just go ‘WOW’ but today is your lucky day, and we get to look back to 1989 when Ayrton Senna created history for Honda. He challenged the Japanese F1 circuit in Suzuka and managed to set [...]

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Vivid Light Festival: We See Saw Installation

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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The Vivid Light Festival attracts millions of people to Sydney Harbour over a 2 week period each year, with the city hosting a Festival of Light, Music and Ideas around the city. ‘We See Saw’ is a collaborative play installation, activating a sense of nostalgia by providing just a few minutes of a time gone [...]

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