01.tangible examples [Michael Lin]

1. Obscura Cuelight Pool Table

Created by Obscura Digital

What makes them great?
Takes the game of pool to another level of playfulness and entertainment.

What makes them examples of tangible interaction?
The physical interaction of pool playing is taken a step further by creating a visual feedback of balls moving on the table enhancing the human experience of pool playing.

How do they work?
Uses camera sensors and custom software to track the ball while a projector displays the graphical output of the resulting effects.

2. Blowing Painting

Created by Yang Ting Shen

What makes them great?
Takes human power and electronics to interactively paint in the digital world.  This is one example of art-making evolving in to a different frontier.

What makes them examples of tangible interaction?
Uses the physical interaction of blowing in to an object rigged with sensors resulting a playful experience of art-making.

How do they work?
Uses rotation sensor to detect change in direction, RFID tag for changing various leaf types, and microphone to detect blowing motion.

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~ by Michael Lin on January 14, 2010.

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