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Final – Wrap Beats

Dec 18, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

Here is my presentation: STRINGSING And here is my Instructable I’m also putting together a video, but It and I are not currently getting along! But I will post once it’s done :)

Final Project – String Sing

Nov 19, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

Concept For my final project I want to create an interactively created and played instrument, so the user can piece together the notes and chords they wish the instrument to play before they actively play it. The hope is to create something that not only has an interactive quality in terms of it producing sound…

Speaker Test

Nov 5, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

  My goal for this speaker was to create something as loud as I could, I used tracing paper as it was a thin enough material that I thought would produce the most vibrations. I also attempted to make my copper wire as tightly coiled as I could with a large surface area. I was…

Cap-sense Testing Homework

Nov 5, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

    Capacity Sensor Test One : This testing was more about just getting the hardware and the code to work, I just used a penny to test out if my code was working correctly with the library.     Capacity Sensor Test Two: Here I connected two different sensors (A small wire “symbol” and…

Sensory overload

Sep 24, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

Pressure sensors Sponge Sensor Squeezing the sensor allows the two sides of tape to connect and control the LED. Hideous Pom Pom Squeezing this “Pom-Pom” (I use this term lightly), controls the LED by increasing the conductivity as you squeeze more of the tape is connected. Pots Before I started on my Pot Sensors I…

“Give me a red rose she cried”

Sep 10, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

          My series and parallel circuits made from aluminium tape (my copper tape still hasn’t arrived in the mail :( )   I based my illustration off of Oscar Wilde’s short story the Nightingale and the rose. Originally I created it using conductive ink, but it didn’t provide enough electricity to…

Week 1. Projects that excite me

Sep 3, 2013 by Lucy Matchett // Leave a Comment

One of the first projects I came across that really piqued my interest was a project from last semester’s class, which were the wearable instrument gloves. I’m really interested in organic human interaction and I like that she based the idea around a movement that comes naturally to most people like tapping fingers on a…