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Ideegeneratie 2

  Additionally to our second ideation, we made some sketches from the second concept (“snoezel object”, relaxation). We are still developing the first (rehabilitation) and second concept (relaxation); the third one is out. So, more sketches and comments about them are coming more »

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3D touchscreen with tactile feedback

Microsoft’s research unit develops a 3D touchscreen with tactile feedback. The project combines an LCD flat panel screen with force sensors and a robotic arm that moves it back and forwards. By controlling how much resistance there is to a more »

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Super Angry Birds – a Tangible Controller

Super Angry Birds is a force feedback USB controller for Angry Birds that simulates the feeling of a slingshot. All the controls found in the game are available in this device. You can control the pull, the angle, and of more »

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Elektrobiblioteka

Polish for Electrolibrary, Elektrobiblioteka is a half-art installation, half-peripheral designed by Waldek Wegrzyn that lets a user actually control a computer with a book. Granted, it’s no ordinary book; it’s loaded with all kinds of specialized circuitry. Likewise, you don’t more »

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XS labs

XS Labs is a design research studio, led by Joanna Bezowska, that innovates in the area of electronic textiles and responsive garments. One example of their work can be seen in the video below. The piece, woven on a Jacquard loom, uses a more »

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Fonckel lamp

Fonckel offers a brand new lighting experience, literally bringing you in touch with light. Fonckel is flexible, personal and sensitive and allows you to adjust the light exactly according to your wishes and your environment. Intuitive gestures on our products more »

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Touchscreens and gaming devices you can feel

Electroactive polymers are particularly suited to applications in mobile electronic devices, where they make users feel feedback on touchscreens. When the touchscreen is activated, the polymers provide tactile feedback, which can be precisely adjusted to meet given requirements. This aspect more »

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Inspiration

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MIT: Tangible Media Group

The Tangible Media Group, led by Professor Hiroshi Ishii, explores the Tangible Bits vision to seamlessly couple the dual world of bits and atoms by giving physical form to digital information. They are addressing this challenge by designing human interfaces that more »

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Air Guitar Move for iPhone

Have you ever secretly played air guitar to your favorite song? With the Air Guitar Move you finally can play air guitar for real. All you need is an iPhone or iPod Touch and you will instantly feel like a more »

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Impuls Bauhaus

In 2009 the establishment of the Bauhaus celebrated their 90th anniversary and therefore organized an exhibition dedicated to the examination of the social networks of the Bauhaus movement. The exhibition is an immersive yet highly-structured digital archive rich with historical details. more »

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Reactable

The Reactable is an electronic musical instrument with a tabletop Tangible User Interface that has been developed within the Music Technology Group at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. The Reactable is a round translucent table, used in a more »

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