Waterwall

 Waterwall

Waterwall is a project that explores technology's place in public spaces, particularly as a tool for fostering new kinds of interactions.

http://waterwall.org
http://bash.am/portfolio/waterwall/

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Undergraduate capstone project for the New Media program at IUPUI. In collaboration with Tony Dewan.

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Chris Basham

May 01, 2009
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  1. by Chris Basham & Tony Dewan

  2. None
  3. Goals

  4. public spaces + physical computing installation art + the internet

  5. Push the boundaries of what New Media means

  6. Foster new kinds of interactions in public spaces

  7. Scott Snibbe Camille Utterback Jonathan Harris

  8. What we didn’t know Hardware Sensors HCI

  9. Advisors Dr. Polly Baker Susan Tennant Dr. Richard Edwards Skip

    Comer
  10. 5Ideas

  11. Waterwall PING Platform MiracleGrow Gardener Rainfall

  12. Waterwall PING Platform MiracleGrow Gardener Rainfall

  13. Waterwall PING Platform MiracleGrow Gardener Rainfall

  14. What is Waterwall?

  15. None
  16. presence = water level motion = waves

  17. Messaging Platform

  18. Messaging Platform Come play with me!

  19. Messaging Platform What do you call a fish without eyes?

    Come play with me!
  20. Messaging Platform What do you call a fish without eyes?

    Whoa there tiger! Come play with me!
  21. None
  22. How it’s Done

  23. ActionScript 3

  24. C++ - OpenFrameworks www.openframeworks.cc Java - Processing www.processing.org

  25. ActionScript 3 - AIR www.adobe.com/products/air/

  26. Server Video Processing Client Visualization Input Camera

  27. camera source motion = compared frames presence = active surface

    area
  28. Sensors

  29. None
  30. What’s Next?

  31. Long term installation?

  32. Twitter Achievements Streaming

  33. by Chris Basham & Tony Dewan

  34. Questions?

  35. Answers!