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Weekly Device: Book "reader"

Arvid Långström

Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016 - 04:24:09 pm

@ Amazing site 3000

Scientists at MIT have created av device which is able to open, read and interact with century old books that are usually very fragile, without damaging them.

Categories: Scrapbook

Themed presentation: Augmented reality

Viktor Sieger

Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016 - 11:51:21 am

@ viktor.sieger

The presentation (in PDF-format):

PDF of presentation

A video from the presentation (also in the slides):

Categories: Presentation

[un]controllable Updates


Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016 - 08:37:40 am

@ GohNat

What was done so far: Hourglass: Getting bottles and cutting them up for the hourglass Lasercutting wood for the base and the gap in the middle of the hourglass

Interface: Gathering some sounds for the hourglasses Having basic alteration of frequency and speed of sounds via Max MSP, through the i-CubeX system.

Used OSC-route to get the data from the i-CubeX system  

Issues: Although got a Read more →

Categories: Final Project

ume Updates


Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 - 07:25:59 pm

@ tantay

Updated as of 29 October 2016

Over the past 2 weeks, we have completed the code for the individual parts of ume. However, here are some concerns:

Flickering Flame Effect

Light output is not bright enough to be seen under normal day light, we are considering of changing it to WS2812 LED. However, we will first be testing our ultra Yellow LED Read more →

Categories: Final Project

'Grater Alarm Clock' update

Cindy Chan

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 - 02:07:28 pm

@ C I N D Y

Hi guys,

Here’s an update for my final project for the semester.

Grater Alarm Clock

As seen in the sketch, there will be 2 main objects in my alarm clock. One of which is the Grater and the other object will be something to grate with. I am thinking of using food, like carrot, onions and cucumber etc.


Servo motor (to Read more →

Categories: Final Project

Wearable Device_Outline


Friday, Oct 14, 2016 - 07:44:45 pm

@ Tin. LZ

Wearable Device

Equipping Engagement with Wearable Tech

– What is Wearable Device

Today’s Wearable Tech (will give some specific cases)

Head Wear Smart Glasses VR handset Smart handphone Body Wear Smart apparel Smart Watches Fitness band Ring

Wearable Device in the Past

Some old Wearable tech – Body Armor (Middle age) Increased Strengths Eye Glasses Added Abilities

(Increase consumer strengths; Shift their perception; Add new abilities)

– Analysis part

Today’s Wearable Device – Personal Factors

Blood pressure Read more →
Categories: Presentation

Themed presentation- Health care


Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 - 06:56:44 pm

@ Ting Chou


Use technologies to maintain and improve health via the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. Health care contributes a significant part of a country’s economy. Health care promotes the general physical and mental health and well-being This includes professionals in medicine,psychology, physiotherapy, nursing, dentistry reduce manpower in hospitals.

Case studies

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a long-term disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system. Early in the disease, the most Read more →

Purifying wheels


Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 - 01:10:27 pm

@ Ting Chou

People are bearing too much stress in the modern society. The objective is experience serenity and practise meditation.

So I researched on a spiritual object, prayer wheels. In Tibet, It’s spun to send prayers out into the universe, cleanse the soul.  Prayer wheels are used for meritorious effect such as orally reciting the prayers without reciting the mantra.

Objective of my project: a Read more →


LED Adafruit Strips (Mini Project) - Temperature sensor


Saturday, Oct 08, 2016 - 12:23:20 pm

@ tantay

I made a little device that helps to tell you what temperature your cup of cuppa is from the colour of the led light strip. Basically, warmer -> reddish undertone, colder (and nearer to room temperature) -> blueish undertone.

However, the temperature sensor took quite some time to sense the change in temperature, hence it might be better to use it Read more →

Categories: Process
Tags: arduino | lights

Tealight | prototype documentation

Yi Xian

Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016 - 08:34:56 pm

@ The Forge

Ever make a hot cuppa tea to accompany a night of work, get too engrossed with the task at hand, only to later come back to lukewarm soggy tea?

Tealight is an interactive device prototype made using an Arduino, temperature sensor and adafruit LED strip as feedback. It measures the cup’s external temperature and gives real time visual feedback of how Read more →

Categories: Process
Tags: arduino | heat | LED | liquid | monitor