February 14, 2014

Felting: the bases of nuno felting

This tutorial is an introduction for nuno felting which is a combination of wool and fabrics through wet felting technique.   Material Felting mat - bubble wrap or matchstick mat. Soap
April 19, 2013

Sensor Comparison

Analog Inputs Our senses take our environment in and capture its nuances as signals our brains can interpret. We can feel variations in heat and see changes in lighting, these signals allow us to respond
April 18, 2013

Intro to Stepper Motors

What is it? A stepper motor rotates in small precise increments named steps or phases. They theoretically move at a constant pace and as the speed increases the torque decreases. They are the most powerful
April 18, 2013

Intro to Servo Motors

What is it? A servo motor is really a three-in-one deal. It is either an AC or DC motor, reduction gearing and miniaturised control electronics rolled into one solid, compact and versatile motor. Its
April 18, 2013

Intro to DC Motors

What is it? DC Motors (DC standing for Direct Current) create electromagnetic force from current which spins an output shaft. In spins according to the polarity of the voltage, so switching the polarity
April 11, 2013

Mbed VS Arduino

There is no better way to find out how a technology compares to an other one then doing a complete project with both technologies. In order to compare working with the mbed and working with the arduino,
March 7, 2013

mBed overview

The mbed Microcontrollers are a series of ARM microcontroller development boards designed for rapid prototyping. It includes 512KB FLASH, 32KB RAM and lots of interfaces including built-in Ethernet,
February 28, 2013

Musical Instrument Shield

A cool polyphony demo video from Sparkfun.com Arduino Uno Musical Instrument Shield So you want to add sound to your project without too much headache? Perfect! The Arduino
February 14, 2013

555 timer

With around 1 billion chip produced every year, the 555 timer is the most produced chip around the world. Simply put, the 555 is an electrical timer, it can output current at a specified frequency, it
January 31, 2013

ezVID Serial Video Module

The ezVID is a serial video module made to be used with microcontrollers (such as Arduino) to add information to the video channel of a TV in order to write characters on it. To use it, connect
December 18, 2009

the objet sonore

In this project, the relationship between artistic creations and human motion will be explored with the objet sonore; a concept derived from Pierre Schaffer's idea that sound can be considered as a separate
December 13, 2009

{synthesize} poesis

"poesis" encouraged visitors to participate in the co-authoring of a symbolic description of the relationship between an urban landscape and it's occupants. Through the metaphor of performance and performativity,
November 18, 2009

para

System for opening and closing umbrellas using pneumatic actuators.
November 16, 2009

ReSound

Resound is a pattern sequencer that can be modified by information sent from other networked objects. A predefined rhythm is disrupted by packets delivered from neighboring microcontrollers. Using everyday
November 15, 2009

Chinchilight

My project is a little animal with magic capacities. The chinchilight have fosfluorescent organs which give to it  the opportunities to catch the light, digest it and than return the rest of the light.
November 15, 2009

Kisses

Kisses uses the three pieces of information recieved in the network project Cadavre Exquis as a communication signal to turn on LEDs on an otherwise static 2 dimensional painting. Through the Arduino
November 12, 2009

Electromask {Cadavre Exquis Project}

"Electromask" endeavours to create a communicative bridge between two worlds that are veiled from one another. Further, it attempts to convey these otherworldly intentions. While residing firmly within
November 1, 2009

LuxTag

LuxTag is a fast-paced, interactive, laser light game where individual players attempt to shoot light sensitive targets worn by opposing team members. The game begins when each player attaches a balloon
October 29, 2009

(sensing) “milky”

"milky" is a high-risk game in which participants are responsible for protecting other organisms' health and well-being. in order to succeed, participants must catch ordinary tap water in their mouths
October 28, 2009

Animate: Electronic Zoetrope

A  zoetrope is an early tool used to animate a series of images by affecting the viewers persistence of vision. This example represents a simple electronic version using a push button and an Arduino to