Monthly Archives: June 2011

Arduino – Servos and 74HC595 shift resistor

Arduino – Servos What is a servo? Hobby servos deliver more than just a simple motor. Servos are designed for motion control. Using the servo seemed to be of no use to me at the moment, however the interaction that … Continue reading

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Xbox Kinect – SDK Setup

I downloaded the xbox kinect sdk for pc. The video shows me just testing to see the outcome of the sdk. I haven’t done anything spectacular just yet, but I was impressed to see the skeletal structure mode and how … Continue reading

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Arduino – Toy Motor

The second tutorial from my arduino experimentation kit. So this is basically the same as the LED circuit. However this time I have used an external transistor which is used when using larger items such as motors. The transistors purpose … Continue reading

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Arduino – The Beginning

I’ve just got an arduino board. So here’s my first play with it. Got a lot to learn and not a lot of time…

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New Ground – Ravensbourne Post Graduate Degree Show

Our post graduate degree show is almost here. Why not come visit us on 20th-21st July at Ravensbourne. Follow us on twitter @newgroundrave. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Nintendo wii new immersive controller

Nintendo’s new controller the WiiU was announced this year at E3. When I saw the promo video for it I thought “wow this is something that is pretty much like what I have been looking at developing for the past … Continue reading

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PG05 – Defining concept more clearly

What is it that we are doing with the digital world? What do we think we are doing? I need to move on with my research and idea quickly. It is only a month before the degree show, and I … Continue reading

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Digital Multitasking: Screens and Windows

This video breaks down the areas of which I am looking to study for PG05. Even though my prototype did not get completed, all leading up to this point influenced where I am heading. I feel happier with what I … Continue reading

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Orchestrated Media: BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/researchanddevelopment/2011/02/orchestrated-media—beyond-se-1.shtml – DA 2/06/2011 Who’s it by? Jerry Kramskoy What its about The article highlights the evolution of screen based uses and how the viewing experience has changed. Provided are statistics of the usage of the internet, and compares this to … Continue reading

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Range Rover: Being Henry

http://www.helloevoque.com/beinghenry/en-gb/ Being Henry is an elaborate interactive film in which the user makes the choices for Henry so the user can see how the interactions influences the choices of what kind of Range Rover specifications they want. The whole project is orchestrated rather … Continue reading

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