Tag Archives: Sensors

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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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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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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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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RHYME at Ambience 2011

Birgitta Cappelen and Anders-Petter Andersson presented their paper “Designing Smart Textile for Music and Health” at the Ambience11 conference in Borås the 28. November 2011. “The Ambience conference focuses on the intersections and interfaces between technology, art and design. The … Continue reading

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3 new hardware plattforms

During the summer (2011) we have explored, developed and tested several hardware possibilities for future RHYME prototypes.  We have now decided on 3 hardware platforms to develop further. The first and easiest one is based on iPhone/iPod and our own … Continue reading

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New sensors, shapes, textures and interaction forms

In parallel with the development of new hardware platforms, new input devices are being designed and developed. And therefore new shapes and textures are being designed and new forms of musical interaction explored. Development and structure of textile touch sensor … Continue reading

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New hardware under development

After the test period this spring we have gathered many wishes of what we would like to develop and try out in next generations of prototypes. Since ORFI was developed in 2007 a lot has happened on the smart phone, tablet … Continue reading

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New tangible textile sensors under development

The two first weeks of May Birgitta Cappelen and Anders-Petter Andersson have been working on developing new tactile textile sensors for the new generation of prototypes at the Textile Department at Khio in Oslo. The challenge is to develop a … Continue reading

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