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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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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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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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Video of the 3rd Generation student projects are online!

Here are videoes of the student projects from the Sensorial and Musical Interaction course at AHO 2012. Stian Ruud recorded video during the exhibition 2. November and edited short video clips to put on Vimeo. All the Musicking Tangibles are … Continue reading

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Students create new Musicking Tangibles concepts

       The second week of the course Sensorial and Musical interaction the students assignment was to develop new concepts of Musicking Tangibles. The Musicking Tangibles had to be wireless, interactive things, that motivated the whole family to music together in … Continue reading

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RHYMEs Sensorial and Musical Interaction course started

The master course  Sensorial and Musical Interaction course, which is run by RHYME’s development team (Birgitta, Fredrik and Anders-Petter) and related to RHYME, started at AHO 8th October.  The course started with an excursion to StatsPed/Torshov Kompetansesenters large exhibition and introduction … Continue reading

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RHYME at ArcInTex

RHYME member Birgitta Cappelen has been invited to be a member in the ArcInTex network initiated by the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås. The first workshop will take place in Borås 24-25 September 2012. ArcInTex is … Continue reading

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New 3rd Generation solutions under development

During July and August the RHYME development team (Fredrik, Anders-Petter and Birgitta) is working intensively to develop new solutions for light, sensory stimulation, interaction, battery, projection and mobile musical communication based on smart phones. Wireless communication and devices have large limitations compared to … Continue reading

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New light and battery solutions under development

After the test period in March we have continued to work on new light and battery solutions, for next generations of co-creative tangibles. Even if we were very satisfied with the use and experience of Wave Carpet’s interactive bubble field, … Continue reading

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Started testing 2nd Generation – WAVE

On Friday March 2nd we started the action based empirical study of the 2nd generation of RHYME co-creative tangibles,  Wave.  The empirical study which we carried out at Haug School and Resource center continued the whole of March 2012, according to … Continue reading

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