Author Archives: Birgitta

RHYME at ArcInTex

RHYME member Birgitta Cappelen was invited to speak on this year’s ArcInTex conference in Gothenburg. The title of her lecture was “Designing Component Based Smart Textile” and concerned the ongoing work with developing textile solutions for 4th Generation of Co-creative Tangibles, … Continue reading

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Creating an Open Musical Experience

The RHYME development team are currently working on creating the music for the 4th generation of RHYME Co-creative Tangibles. The goal is to meet the demands from the users, music therapists and focus groups, to choose the music of their … Continue reading

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RHYME keynote at Music for All

On November 9th the RHYME member Anders-Petter Andersson was invited to give a keynote lecture at the 3rd Music for All Conference in Helsinki. His lecture was called “Why Electronic Music Technologies Collect Dust, People Get Angry with Fury Robot … Continue reading

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Developing 4th generation, distributed and social media

Currently we are working intensively with the development of the 4th generation of Co-creative Tangibles. The 4th generation of Co-creative Tangibles are in the project plan defined as “distributed and social media”.  In the RHYME project this means that the users … Continue reading

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RHYME at EMTC 2013

During the 9th European Music Therapy Congress in Oslo, RHYME was presented in several ways. RHYME member Even Ruud, Karette Stensæth and Anders-Petter Andersson contributed to the conference. Even Ruud started the conference with the keynote “Music – A cultural … Continue reading

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RHYME on NRK Kulturnytt today

Yesterday NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation), both radio and television came and made interviews with parents contributing as users and research persons in the project and RHYME’s design team. Today at 8.04 am. the radio reportage was sent on NRK P2 Kulturnytt. … Continue reading

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RHYME in FORSKNING.NO

The RHYME project was presented in a inspiring article under the title “Music furnitures helps children with special needs” at the norwegian research news site forskning.no. In the article both parent Inga Bostad and RHYME project member Birgitta Cappelen was … Continue reading

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4th Generation Hardware under development

During the RHYME project so far we have developed a number of hardware platforms. This has been necessary because existing platforms (smartphone, Arduino e.g.)  do not directly offer the functionality and combinations we need, regarding diverse sensors and actuators such as light and speakers. It … Continue reading

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RHYME at Innovation camp – sound and light in health care

14. May 2013 members of  RHYME development team participated in an Innovation camp about innovative sound and lighting technologies in health institutions to gain new perspectives, user-insights and a wider network within the field. The Innovation camp was arranged by Innovation network … Continue reading

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RHYME at CHI 2013 in Paris

During the CHI 2013 Conference Jo Herstad and Harald Holone presented their paper Three Tensions in Participatory Design for Inclusion under the Design for Children track on May 1st. In the paper they discuss the challenges in “real” Participatory Design in … Continue reading

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