Tag Archives for Tangible Interfaces

Alternate Gaming Interfaces at F.R.O.G. 2010

Here are the slides from my short Pecha Kucha / Froga Kucha presentation at the 4th Future and Reality of Gaming (F.R.O.G.) conference in Vienna. More about F.R.O.G. at http://bupp.at/frog. Alternate Gaming Interfaces, Kieran Nolan, F.R.O.G. 2010 View more presentations … Continue reading

28. September 2010 by Kieran
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N900 Cyber Kanny

Here’s my hardware hack idea for Nokia’s N900 Push contest, the N900 Cyber Kanny: In Finland, the homeland of Nokia, mobile phones are referred to as Kannys, which literally means “an extension of the hand”. I would like to make … Continue reading

19. October 2009 by Kieran
Categories: Arduino, Electronics, Hacking, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 comments

ISEA 2009 workshop slides

Here are the slides from the Hacking Toys Into Tangible Interfaces workshop that was held at DKIT last week for the ISEA / International Symposium of Electronic Arts 2009 conference. Thanks to everyone that participated :) Hacking Toys Into Tangible … Continue reading

06. September 2009 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Hacking, Physical Computing, Tangible Interfaces, Video Games | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post Posthumanism

Here are the slides for my paper ‘The Real Virtual Living’, presented at the Posthumanism strand of ISEA 2009 at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. 'The Real Virtual Living', Kieran Nolan, ISEA 2009 View more presentations from kierannolan.

29. August 2009 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Posthumanism, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

ISEA 2009 paper and workshop

I’m presenting a paper at the ISEA 2009 Conference (International Symposium on Electronic Arts) in Belfast this August. It’s under the ‘Posthumanism’ category and called ‘The Real Virtual Living’. Basically in it I’m examining what people thought the ‘cyberfuture’ would … Continue reading

04. July 2009 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Hacking, Physical Computing, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Tinker.it talk, This Happened #6, Doodle Earth

I was over in London recently to check out a couple of talks that were taking place as part of Onedotzero’s Adventures in Motion festival. First up was a presentation about digital means of creating music, controlling music and creating … Continue reading

28. November 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Arduino, Design, Physical Computing, Processing, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Analog vs Digital & Music Interfaces @ DEAF 08

Yesterday I headed to the Digital Hub in Dublin to listen to some talks about making music and to watch a film screening, all these were happening as part of the Dublin Electronic Arts Festival.

27. October 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Hacking, Music | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

7workshops7 at 1scale1

I was over in Sweden last month attending 7workshops7 organised by 1scale1, a research lab based in Malmö city. The workshops were all about interaction design and prototyping with open source hardware and software tools, mainly arduino, processing , reacTIVision, … Continue reading

15. September 2008 by Kieran
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Hacking Toys into Tangible Controllers

Here are some recent projects from my Multimedia Group Project module for year 2 of the Creative Multimedia degree at DKIT. The student groups were each given a toy and assigned the task of hacking it together with a keyboard … Continue reading

16. June 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Hacking, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , | 9 comments

Hacking Toys, Bending Circuits

Circuit bending is “the creative short-circuiting of devices such as low voltage, battery-powered guitar effects, children’s toys and small synthesizers to create new musical instruments and sound generators.” (Wikipedia). Here’s a little video of some audio glitching that happened during … Continue reading

19. February 2008 by Kieran
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