• Upstairs

    Upstairs – Implicit Shared Presence Upstairs is an ongoing research project that shall create the illusion of a remote person of interest living in the room above. To create the illusion interaction sounds are picked up by contact microphones on the floor. These sounds are then made audible at the remote location. The projects tries …

  • SoundBlox

    Audiodome SoundBlox is a media platform consisting of sounding objects (large colored cubes with sides covered by amoeba-like structures) to betouched and interacted with. They react on being moved and represent a tool for constructing sound architecture. Sound objects describe the audible and visible experience emerging from a tight interplay of sensing, program control and …

  • Auditory Augmentation

    Auditory Augmentation supports the design of data representation and monitoring tools which unobtrusively alter the auditory characteristics of the object’s auditory gestalt. The object’s sound can be shaped by data-driven parameters, creating a subtle display for ambient data streams. Take the keyboard as an example. Typing on a keyboard causes the keyboard to emit sound. …

  • feelabuzz

    Touch can convey emotions on a very direct level. feelabuzz is a system implementing a remote touch connection using standard mobilephone hardware. Accelerometer data is mapped to vibration strength on two smartphones connected via the Internet. This is done using direct mapping techniques, without any abstraction of the acceleration signal. By this, feelabuzz can be …