Category Archives: Interactive Electronics

Needlepoint Robo

Needlepoint Robo is my embroidery project for e-embroidery workshop organized by Pixelversity, held at Pixelversity office at Helsinki Cable Factory on 17.-18.3.2012. The workshop explored the cossovers of traditional embroidery and electronics, combining crafting traditions with open design and DIWO … Continue reading

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Machine Head – Experimental Drum Machine

Here’s a video about my project Machine Head for Derek Holzer‘s workshop “Building interfaces for audiovisual performance”. It is an experimental rhythm machine that uses two solenoids to create mechanical grooves. The solenoids and LED lights are controlled by an Arduino program that … Continue reading

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Wave-o-Matic: Hand gesture based MIDI controller

Here’s a project I worked on during Matti Niinimäki’s Physical Interaction Design course. Wave-o-Matic a stand-alone MIDI controller device built by using a single Arduino Mega board and sensors. The device has five ultrasonic sensors detecting user hand movements and … Continue reading

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SENSEG – revolutionary haptic interaction

SENSEG – INTERACTION DESIGN Using expertise in touch-based perception, the Finnish firm Senseg has developed a tactile technology called ‘e-sense’ that uses “tixels”, which can be applied in ultra-thin coatings on many kinds of devices to give user interactions a … Continue reading

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Swing Thing: playful interaction

Matti Niinimäki and Forrest Oliphant created this installation from Michihito Mizutani’s “poetic interaction” prompt at Winter 2010 Demo Day. Two people enter a darkened room with two swings. Classical music plays softly, and a cryptic symbol is projected between the … Continue reading

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Mmmusic Table

Mmmusic Table is an installation I made for my final exhibition at the Artist in Residency at the Vorwerk e.V. in Hamburg in Nov 2010. The residencies last usually 3 months and they are available for 3 persons at a … Continue reading

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Designing Fabric Interactions

Designing Fabric Interactions (DeFInt) is an ongoing project and also the subject of my masters thesis in New Media at Media Lab Helsinki. DeFint is an exploration of fabric as an interface medium for electronics. The focus is to specifically … Continue reading

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