ONO

Ben Schultz Ono; a plushy spherical device (i.e. stress ball) that allows users to creatively experience the power of music anywhere, with anyone. Users are given the ability to harness their musical creativity through squeezing, whirling, throwing and twirling it. This current prototype consists of an Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, WiFi Microcontroller, FSR sensor and a Battery housed within a custom …

Páramo Immersion

Luisa Pinzon Cash Loans USA Inspired by the Páramo ecosystem, a very particular natural area that is found in only 3 countries in the world. It intends to transmit mostly peace and serenity, while at the same time pretends to make some awareness of the human negative impact and destruction. An immersive visual environment will be activated when there is …

Where Is The Quiet?

online loans same day. McLean J. Macionis Where Is The Quiet? was a mixed-media installation that utilized immersive experience design and mechatronics for the purpose of improving individual and communal wellness as well as increasing connectivity to the natural world. Individuals interacted with the installation by watching a film projected onto a pair of perpendicular walls and listening to an …

Sansa

McLean J. Macionis Sansa is an extended sansula, a hyper-instrument that is similar in design and functionality to a kalimba or thumb piano. At the heart of this interface is a series of sensors that are used to augment the tone and expand the performance capacity of the instrument. The sensor data is further exploited through the use of the …

Rain Road

Michaella Moon Rain road is based on the storybook, Rain Road, written by Michaella Moon and illustrated by Joanne Kim. The story follows the character Jane. Jane worries about her crops in the drought but manages to find a way to convince their friend Cloud to help them water their crops. As they skip along the dry desert; Cloud, overflowing …

Feedback Loops, All The Way Down

Feedback Loops, All The Way Down is an exploration of feedback loops and limited audience participation in an enclosed environment. The name comes from a mantra repeated in order to center and calm me down when I become overwhelmed by anxiety. The universe is a series of complex and interconnected feedback loops that influence every aspect of our lives and …

Chucked Braille

 Michaella Moon Chucked Braille is a New Interfaces for Musical Expression that uses the braille alphabet with a keyboard input. This NIME is built with Processing and ChucK. CHUCKED BRAILLE takes the braille alphabet system and converts it to musical notes. The braille alphabet consists of 6 dot that are raised, or in this case, selected, to form a …

Animal

Eric Heep A mechatronic performance between a human and a sonic sculpture. The framing of the experience ended up the bulk of the piece. After I finished the sculpture, I finally got to the programing; this was a day before the performance was slated. I didn’t have anything to do that day, so I setup in the kitchen and started …

(+/-) Pendulum

Raphael Arar What does location mean in the information age? Using the mechanics of the Foucault Pendulum, this installation explores the physical and digital concepts of location. Concept The embodiment of physicality amidst digital noise has the potential to artificially harmonize notions of humanity. With one foot digital and one foot analog, how do we make sense of an environment …