Interactive Graffiti on Architecture

August 21st, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Augmented, Urbanism, Video | 3 Comments »

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Interactive Architecture (video) is an illustration of the concept that digital projections can interact with the surfaces upon which they are projected.


Shadow Monsters

June 29th, 2006 | Filed under: Augmented, Programming | No Comments »

 

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Philip Worthington's Shadow Monsters

 


Learning Retinal Implant System

January 18th, 2006 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Health, Video | 1 Comment »

Intelligent Medical Implants AG (IMI), has successfully implanted two patients with its camera to retina transmiter with a unique ‘learning’ capability.

via Medgadget


Cybertouching : Transmitting Tactility

December 6th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Mechanical Tech, Social, Virtual Reality | 2 Comments »

Researchers at Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demostrated a jacket that conducts touch heat, pressure, and vibrations on a live chicken. The system synchronizes tactile movements using a live video feed to transmit ‘cybertouches’. [article (pdf)]

via vnunet


Pervasive Gaming

December 4th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Social, Urbanism | No Comments »

The world of online gaming is creeping into reality as elaborate games like The Beast exploit the various digital networks to envelope reality with a coat of mystery, suspense, fun, fear, and even exercise. [article] (more on pervasive games at Cloudmakers)
via networked_performance


Translator Tech

November 3rd, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Social, Technology | 1 Comment »

Alex Waibel‘s “translations goggles” displays virtual subtitles.
Stan Jou‘s translator captures electrical signals from facial muscles translating silent mouthing of one language to speech or writing in another.

PittsburghLIVE | NS


Implantable Miniature Telescope

November 3rd, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Health, Technology | 1 Comment »

The prosthetic telescope, by VisionCare, is permanently implanted into one eye in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to reduce the ‘blind spot’, drastically improving vision (in over 200 patients in the phase 1 study).

via Medgadget | Israel21c


Virtual Augmented Plantlife

October 6th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Video, Virtual Reality | 1 Comment »

1st Ave Machine‘s beautifully rendered augmented plant life in “Sixes Last” (music by Alias) [video]

via all manner of distractions | Toxi


P.E.A.R.T. : The Robotic Drum Machine

August 11th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Humor, Mechanical Tech | 1 Comment »

The P.E.A.R.T or Pneumatic and Electronic Actuated RoboT reads MIDI inputs to control a set of pneumatic cylinders for a fully automated analog drum machine. Monkey Drummer lives. [video page]

via hackaday


Remote-Controlled Humans

August 9th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Health, Products, Science | No Comments »

NTT Communication Science Lab is showcasing a human-controlling device at SIGGRAPH 2005, appropriately titled Shaking the World: Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation as a Novel Sensation Interface. Simply put, this is “a device that controls a person’s movement by remote control.” [article] [video]

National Geographic article on remote controlled rats (2002)

via slashdot