Motors Category

Control a Slot Car Race With Your Mind

[Riccardo Giraldi] posted a nice project controlling a slot car race from a Mindwave headset (=> your brain waves). From B-Reel’s secret laboratory comes a brain-bending experimental project utilising a number of cutting edge tech tools. B-Reel’s UK creative director Riccardo Giraldi led the development of the project, and you can view the explanatory video here, as […]

Der Kritzler, An Automatic Scribbling Machine

[Alex Weber] put together a motorized drawing machine painting 2d Vector Graphics on his office’s glasses. An automatic scribbling machine sounds less than useful, admittedly, but it’s really just the style of line created by this motorized drawing machine. It’s reminiscent of ASCII art, in which heavier characters are used to create darker tones; in […]

The Tacit Project Lets Your Wrist Guide You

[Steve Hoefer] shared an interesting solution for visually impaired people. It measures the distance to things and translates that into pressure on the wrist.[…] It’s wrist mounted and senses objects from about 1 inch (2 cm) to 10 feet (3.5m).  It has generally fast response time (fractions of a second) to quickly navigate complex environments. It’s not the […]

IAAC's CAN-Based Interactive Architectures

Barcelona-based IAAC school is hosting a summer school (in Barcelona and Mumbay). The theme of this year’s course is creating an urban tool of a networked city based on a new informational layer. What happens if we think Urbanism and Energy through a new informational layer added in our cities?