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Category: Interactive

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians

Jazzmutant Lemur Multi-Touch Control for Musicians
The other day, I told you about a tabletop multi-touch interface for creating music sequences. While I was researching that story, I came across an interesting touchscreen interactive music controller device that you can actually get your hands on for yourself.

Reactogon Interactive Sequencer Reminds Me of Star Trek

Reactogon Interactive Sequencer Reminds Me of Star Trek
I recently came across this rather cool user interface for a music sequencer called the ReactOgon. Looking like something you’d find on the deck of the Starship Enterprise, the instrument uses a large tabletop multi-touch interface to create music sequences in real time.

Mac Fans Get Surface-Based Computer

Mac Fans Get Surface-Based Computer
While it’s not exactly the multi-touch Mac that people have been clamoring for Apple to make, Savant Systems’ touchpanel coffee table might be the next best thing. Their Mac-based ROSIE Coffee Table Touchpanel Controller provides a one-stop-shop interface to all your home entertainment needs.

Philips Wowzone: Massive 132-Inch, 3d Display

Philips Wowzone: Massive 132-Inch, 3d Display
At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Philips is showing off a presentation system that can display images in 3D on a huge wall-mounted display. The 132-inch display was made by connecting nine of Philips 42-inch 3D displays in a 3×3 grid.

Abstract LED Wall Art Casts a Colorful Glow

Abstract LED Wall Art Casts a Colorful Glow
Electronic artist blinkybug has created this series of wall art pieces that use a set of loosely arranged LEDs to form some cool abstract works of art. The artist places LEDs and circuitry behind a translucent canvas to create a constantly-evolving display of abstract colored light.

Crispin Jones’ Tengu: LED Faced Virtual Companion

Crispin Jones’ Tengu: LED Faced Virtual Companion
SolidAlliance, makers of wacky things like USB drives that look like sushi and other edibles, has just revealed their latest creation. The Tengu is an interactive device that displays an animated face using an array of LEDs.

Gesture Controlled Watch Prototyped

Gesture Controlled Watch Prototyped
A group of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a working prototype of a watch that can recognize gestures. Designed by the research team of Jungsoo Kim, Jiasheng He, Kent Lyons and Thad Starner, the Gesture Watch uses an array of infrared sensors to detect hand movements in close proximity to the watch.

Daniel Rozin’s Circles Mirror Reflects, Distorts Reality

Daniel Rozin’s Circles Mirror Reflects, Distorts Reality
Artist Daniel Rozin has been creating mind-blowing interactive artworks, combining computers, video cameras and mixed media since 1999. One of his more recent works was this hybrid digital/analog mirror which reflects images from passers-by using a huge grid of rotating circles.

IPhone Smudge Simulator

IPhone Smudge Simulator
Whether you’re holding off on that new iPhone purchase until version 2.0, or you’re already camping out, this fun online plaything should keep you occupied while you’re waiting. The wonderfully-named iSmudginator is a bit of interactive Flash that lets you simulate what will happen to your shiny new iPhone after you’ve put it through it’s paces.

IPhone Store Kiosks Revealed

IPhone Store Kiosks Revealed
A video surfaced today showing off the iPhone kiosks that will be going into select AT&T stores for the June 29th launch. The kiosks feature a giant interactive version of the iPhone which shows off the user interface magnified for all to see.

Microsoft Shows Multi-Touch Laptop Concept

Microsoft Shows Multi-Touch Laptop Concept
Just a few weeks back, Microsoft introduced their Surface tabletop multi-touch computer. Now Microsoft Research is showing off a prototype of a multi-touch interface portable computer. By hacking some infrared sensors through the back of a standard laptop display, they’re able to track the locations and pressure from multiple finger locations.

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen

World’s Largest Multi-Touch Screen
HP wowed crowds with this amazing, massive multi-touch display wall at this past week’s Wall Street Journal D5 Conference. The 16 x 8-foot interactive display allowed multiple visitors to simultaneously control audio, video, photos and other multimedia content using their hands to navigate.

Microsoft Surface: Interactive Multi Touch Tabletop Computer Revealed

Microsoft Surface: Interactive Multi Touch Tabletop Computer Revealed
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new product line known as Surface. The tabletop system is designed to create interactive experiences using gestures, touch and objects placed on the surface of the tabletop. We’ve seen earlier research prototypes of this technology under the moniker PlayAnywhere, but now Microsoft is commercializing it.

Spamtrap: Shreds Spam Into a Fine Pulp

Spamtrap: Shreds Spam Into a Fine Pulp
I don’t know what it is that fascinates me so much about shredding devices lately; maybe it’s just my latent destructive tendencies. That said, this art installation by artist Bill Shackelford just seemed too good to not mention.

Springboard: Interactive Shopping Carts

Springboard: Interactive Shopping Carts
As our society gets more and more used to advertising at every turn, it’s no surprise that interactive advertising is making its way to the place where we’re most likely to be ready to purchase, our shopping carts.

Amazing Machine Paints Images With Ping Pong Balls

Amazing Machine Paints Images With Ping Pong Balls
Artists Jonathan den Breejen and Marenka Deenstra developed the interactive artwork, Ping Pong Pixel, a machine which will take in a digital image, then render a huge image using colored ping pong balls. The installation contains a 2-meter by 3-meter display board which is injected with 2700 ping pong balls from a dispensing cabinet which contains tubs of 6 differently colored balls.