The Mariposa Chandelier attempts to make taking the stairs more appealing than the elevator, promoting health and engaging with it's viewers by allowing them to trigger animations and sounds that flow throughout the entire installation.
The Touch Tunnel explores the boundaries of what we consider a computer interface by turning 12 panels of a stretchy fabric tunnel into a multitouch screen that lights up with every push.
An iPhone controllable solar rechargeable tank. This Arduino based tank communicates with a laptop over Xbee radio modules then via WiFi to the iPhone.
Users can use an iPad or iPhone to shoot dodgeballs at another player being tracked by the Kinect in a 3d environment.
Solar iPhone Charger
Built a solar panel into a messenger bag which is constantly recharging a battery and is connected to some electronics to output the proper voltage for an iPhone.
An iPad is used to control various levels of point cloud detail and planes of interest as well as using the accelerometer to control the 3d camera in the visualization.
Virtual Dressing Room
Using Supertouch's Interactive Mirror as the platform, the virtual dressing room allows a user to swipe through different tops and bottoms.
Custom built Dance Dance Revolution style arcade game built for SparkFun Electronics. The game has four stomp pads that control an on-screen 3D snake game.
Motion Sensing Touchscreens
Touchscreen would detect people as they walked by and trigger a video inviting people to use the touchscreens.
Baby MultiTouch Scanner
An unusually small computer vision based multi-touchscreen which acted as a hand scanner and also controlled a robotic projector. Completely custom build with laser cut cases.
Similar to Willy Wonka's TV room, in the Wonka WiFi room WiFi traffic can be seen flying across the ceiling generating particles and displaying unencrypted data for all to see.
Using a webcam people's silhouette's are turned into particles that flow and interact with each other based on velocity.
Sheraton Projection Mapping
As part of the Sheraton Global Summit, a 3d dimensional stage was created and projection mapped for a multi-day event. Visuals were changed for every speaker and color scheme for the day.
Programmable EL Wire dance suits designed to communicate over WiFi to a laptop or and iPad/iPhone.
Intel teamed up with the Lab at Rockwell to create an interactive booth to inspire kids to think critically and creativity about the role of technology and interactivity in their lives
Not just any ordinary handrail, this thing plays a different note depending on what step you are on. The top twelve steps play notes and the bottom twelve play beats.
Simply wave your hand left or right to flip through a 3D cover flow playing high res videos. There is also a 2.5D effect and the volume is based on how far away the user is from the screen.
Quick experiment in projection mapping some white boxes. The blue left, red right and white mix of the two channels control the size of the mouths singing in a simple animation.
Physical Computing Cube
A simple cube with different demos labeled on each of it's sides, when flipped to a different side the demo would switch to the corresponding side.
A prank application that puts tons of Mooninites all over an unsuspecting user's screen.
Installation at SparkFun Electronic's classroom used to project visualizations onto robots on the ground. Each robot had an infrared LED attached for tracking.
A variety of large multi-touchscreens built to work in direct sunlight or bright lighting conditions where other computer vision based touchscreens fail.
Scrolling LED Mini Message Box
A random gift for the ad agency Crispin Porter & Bogusky from SparkFun. The message box has a missile switch to turn it on and off and scrolls the message "SPARKFUN WAS HERE!!!"
A free Kinect game for the PC where you throw pies at Rupert Murdoch, Fox News and Bill O'Reilly. Skeletal tracking is done by the Kinect using OpenNI and Unity3d.
Using a projector, wireless strobes, and a Canon 5D camera tethered to a mac book pro, the Exposure Tunnel Experiment shows a time lapse of every previous exposure projected in the background.