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Interactive Whiteboard Final

Attached is a link to my Instructables tutorial as well as a link to my YouTube video for my final project, an interactive whiteboard with LED’s and Motors. http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Whiteboard/  

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Readings

I spent quite a bit of time looking through the various readings trying to find something to capture my interest, but have not come to a complete conclusion. They had me thinking in the direction of making some sort of light source. There is a line in the “Interactive Paper Devices: End-user Design & Fabrication” [...]

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Thermochromatic Ink

I began with the idea of using childrens clothing with the ink so that a mother would be able to tell when their child is too warm. My sister is a new mother and she is constantly putting clothes on and taking them off of her baby to regulate her heat and I thought it [...]

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Speaker

I created my speaker on a roll so that the volume would echo out and would be amplified more than being on a flat surface. I also envisioned that it a large scale of this speaker would be put into a park where people would be able to walk into it and have a picnic [...]

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Midterm: Beating Heart Ring

When we began learning about capacitance touch I started thinking about ways it could be used in an interesting way, and I really liked the idea of detecting when two people are holding hands or touching and finding a way to visualize that intimate moment. In order to do so I knew that I wanted [...]

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LED Emotions

In order to imitate emotion using LED’s I used an ultra sonic range finder to monitor the distance of a person. I knew that I didn’t want to just have two static states of emotion but rather a range, so I mapped the distance of the person to the LED to show an increase of [...]

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Game Controllers

First I created this game controller out of a slinky, the idea would be to roll the slinky to go forward and the more pressure you put the faster the slinky would go. Then I started thinking of the game Limbo, in which you control a little boy and make him walk through an area. [...]

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Book Lamp

This is an awesome project that looks like something that would have come straight out of our class http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lumio/lumio-one-lamp-multiple-forms-infinite-possibiliti?ref=category

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Playthings

PLAYTHINGS PlayThings is a 2-day symposium and workshop exploring the concept of play in the fields of art, media and technology. The goal of this event is to provide a platform for the various fields of game design, art practice and media theory to exchange ideas and push the boundaries of what play is and [...]

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Object

Here is the object that I brought in on the second day of class. I am still interested in working with it at some point, I think it can look interesting if it is hollowed out and filled with lights.     Samir

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