Cartroller: Driving Football

November 21 2015

From Nissan Sverige:

The hybrid car was created by hacking a PS4 controller, opening it up, and adding a microcontroller inside to simulate the button presses, read the car signals and finally connect the signals to a PS4 with a mini PC. There was, we believe, lots of soldering involved.

According to Mikko Pietilä, creative director at TBWA\Helsinki, the idea was borne out of thinking about the unforeseen consequences of the ‘driverless’ car. What might people do in their vehicles when they no longer have to actively drive them? “Project Controller explores what part cars will play in people’s lives in the future and what is beyond the act of simply driving,” he says. “How will people spend their time in cars when they don’t need to keep their eyes on the road? Wouldn’t it be cool if your driving experience could be transformed into something entertaining?”

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Meet The Collidoscope Synthesizer

November 19 2015

A neat synthesizer prototype for collaboration and exploring sound!

“Meet The Collidoscope, a prototype double granular synthesizer by researchers Fiore Martin & Ben Bengler. More instruments and gear on

This hybrid keyboard is a combination between a sampler and a supercollider synth engine, designed to be played by two performers at the same time.”


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Mobile Phone Hologram

November 15 2015

who wants google cardboard if you can do a hologram on your phone ?!

via: Interesting Engineering: hologram on phone

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Yamaha MotoBot

November 2 2015

“This is an autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot built around a fusion of Yamaha’s motorcycle and robotics technology. R&D is currently underway with the goal of developing the robot to ride an unmodified motorcycle on a racetrack at more than 200 km/h. The task of controlling the complex motions of a motorcycle at high speeds requires a variety of control systems that must function with a high degree of accuracy. We want to apply the fundamental technology and know-how gained in the process of this challenge to the creation of advanced rider safety and rider-support systems and put them to use in our current businesses, as well as using them to pioneer new lines of business.”

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Master of Fine Arts in Interaction Design @ UID

November 1 2015

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UIST 2015 video previews

October 27 2015

Have a cup coffee/tea ready, there are 70+ video previews to check out! User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) 2015 will be happening next week in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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Hardware I/O: Processing 3 + Raspberry Pi

October 27 2015

“The Hardware I/O library allows to access the computer’s hardware periperals, such as digital inputs and outputs, serial busses, and the like, in a fashion similar to the Arduino plaform. This library is only available for embedded Linux boards with the necessary kernel drivers, such as the Raspberry Pi.”

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Bentley Inspirator

October 27 2015

“Using the latest in emotional recognition technology, watch as you are guided through an immersive film that is shaped, directed and inspired by your facial and emotional reactions. Based on your measures of engagement – captured by your device’s camera – your personal vision of extraordinary is defined and a bespoke Bentayga is recommended for you.
You are shown why certain colours and materials were suggested for you, and how your interaction with the video content resulted in your recommended Bentayga specification. This is then published within a special digital magazine stored within the app.”

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Classic book covers animated

October 19 2015

“How would these great book covers from the past look like when set in motion? Here we go…”

Movement as part of the story.

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Rhei – time flows

October 6 2015

Rhei is an electro-mechanical clock with a liquid display in which the hours are displayed using ferrofluid—a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. Little information about Rhei is available so far, but the operation of the lettering can be understood relatively simply: ferrofluid was given it’s name because it fuses the characteristics of ferromagnetic elements (magnet) and fluid substances (water or organic solvent).

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Processing 3

October 2 2015

New renderers, new editor with autocomplete and debugger, new sound library, and more!!!

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Seaboard RISE

September 15 2015

“Play it at home, play it on stage, and play whatever sound you want. The Seaboard RISE is a revolutionary instrument that lets musicians touch and shape sound, opening new dimensions of musical expression. Building on the technological breakthroughs of the Seaboard GRAND, the Seaboard RISE is is accessible to all music-makers because of its portability, affordability, and intuitively designed interface.”

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3D Touch

September 12 2015

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Eko Core

September 4 2015

“Eko Devices (Eko) is launching the Eko Core, an FDA-cleared next generation digital stethoscope designed to help address a cardiovascular disease crisis that affects 1 in 4 people worldwide. Using the Eko Core, clinicians can now amplify, record, analyze, and securely share heart sounds. For the first time in history, patient heart sounds can be integrated with the electronic health record (EHR) via a HIPAA-compliant mobile application for more seamless cardiology referrals, documentation, and cardiac monitoring.”

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6 Inventions That Will Turn Your Breakfast Into A Pee-Wee Herman Fever Dream

September 2 2015

Looking past the ridiculousness of them, they are pretty awesome! Go Kellogs :)

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