Sixthsense

January 17, 2012 § Leave a comment

In Minority Report, Tom Cruise draws information from a glove-controlled interactive wall(Photo credit Twentieth Century-Fox)

Information is often confined to paper or computer screens. SixthSense frees data from these confines and seamlessly integrates information and reality. With the miniaturization of computing devices, we are always connected to the digital world, but there is no link between our interactions with these digital devices and our interactions with the physical world. SixthSense bridges this gap by augmenting the physical world with digital information, bringing intangible information into the tangible world. Using a projector and camera worn as a pendant around the neck, SixthSense sees what you see and visually augments surfaces or objects with which you interact. It projects information onto any surface or object, and allows users to interact with the information through natural hand gestures, arm movements, or with the object itself. SixthSense makes the entire world your computer.

projects 2011_MIT

http://www.ted.com/talks/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html

ceal floyer(1968~ , pakistan-born, british formation, berlin-based)

January 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

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overhead projection_2006

drill_2006

Ceal Floyer’s clarity of thought and the elegantly concise presentation of her ideas resonate through all areas of her practice. The deceptive simplicity of the work is informed by Floyer’s particular sense of humour and an awareness of the absurd; her use of double-takes and shifting points of view forces the viewer to renegotiate his perception of the world. Floyer often uses everyday or readymade objects, exploring the dialectical tension between the literal and the mundane, and an imaginative construction of meaning.

http://www.lissongallery.com/#/artists/ceal-floyer/cv/

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