Beacon is a kinetic light installation with a mind of its own. An array of emergency beacon lights interacts with visitors, tracking their movement through the space, creating an immersive and playful experience.
The installation exploits a transfer of technologies from existing industrial products. The beacon lights have had their internal parts replaced with custom hardware, enabling the rotation of the reflector and lamp brightness to be individually controlled. Thermal imaging cameras have been adapted to track the participants' movement through the space.
'Beacon' is orchestrated in real-time by a bespoke control system, which uses tracking information from the cameras to coordinate an interactive and highly responsive behaviour.
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Beacon is a collaboration between Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio (http://www.cinimodstudio.com) and Chris O'Shea (http://www.chrisoshea.org)
Built at IIT Delhi, IDDC- Anirudh, Rahul, Sudi Swami Sir, Ashish
"Sparsh" is an interactive multi-touch table made by using cheap techniques. In 8 weeks research project, we designed , developed and built a fully functional working prototype of a multi-touch console, with a range of software running on it .
Multi-touch is a user interface that allows people to interact with computers and digital content same way they have interacted with everyday items their entire life: with their hands and with gestures.
The video showcases some of the the software that we ran on this 16:9 interactive table.
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We're a group of engineering students from India .Along the way we found some new and low cost techniques to work around with compliant surfaces, now we're into Multitouch Application making and hardware research.
and hey, the nuigroup rocks :) !
-Sparsh in Hindi stands for "touch"-
[the last frame "Credits" of the video isn't clearly visible, there we've penned down our team-mates, and thanks to - taha, seth, the touchlib, and nuigroup.com community ]