What if you could listen to what a club crowd stamping their feet and dancing on the floor all night sounds like? Well luckily for you, someone beat you to it.
Using MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.
Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.
Living food by Royal College of Art graduate Minsu Kim is a concept that takes fine dining and blends it with the ideas of developments in synthetic biology. It’s only a matter of time before lab grown food hits the market, and this experiment here aims to brings a tactile experience to the eater with food that wiggles on your plate.
In South West England in the city of Bristol, there is a little girl at the Temple Meads train station standing on the platform. At first glance, you might wonder if she is alone or lost but as you move closer in her direction, you might think your vision is going as she appears to look distorted…and pixelated.