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You Have A Choice, Nature Doesn’t | Art 451 Project Final Thoughts + Documentation   The act of pressing a button to affect change, change on anything, is significant. The button represents choice. Do or don’t. Yes or no. In You Have A Choice, Nature Doesn’t this choice is clearly laid out with the sign above the button:  Not only is it clear that you should not press the button, it makes it clear why: It will...

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Last week Serina and I attempted to make the kinect work on PC after dicussing my issues with Joe and his suggestion of switching OS’s. This did not work so I have officially nailed the coffin on the kinect. Therefore I am moving forward with Plan B. A more direct way for the audience to interact with the image and the projector: a button.   Something like...

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Last update I ended with some fun pictures of the kinect working with processing and all was well. That was fun! And then I tried to make kinect-via-processing work. This is the middleware that connects processing (which is taking in the OSC data from the kinect) to Max. This is essentially what it is – some Max files and some processing files:     The max files open this up within Max. So this was working…. But...

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I’ve been working with Max MSP/Jitter instead of Eyecon. It is a much better, much more well written program than Eyecon with a lot more resources online. It’s much better for playing videos and my last blog posts explains this in more detail. Since then I’ve tried to make the kinect work with Max. I have now given up completely on Synapse as it now seems to be broken and not responding even upon a re-download. I...

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Project Update 10.28.15

Project Update 10.28.15


Posted By on Oct 28, 2015

I haven’t updated on my Art 451 project in a while so I will just fill it all in on this post. I started working with Eye-con to figure out how to create an interactive projector. This proved very difficult. First I had trouble having Eye-con read my video files. Turns out it only likes AVI codecs with specific packaging. This took some troubleshooting to discover. After the proper video was loaded, however, Eye-con through an...

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Working Title: Closing In Ideally I would need: (3) Projectors (3) Projector Screens Stand to hold the kinect An extra Macbook (3) HDMI Cables (1) HDMI Splitter (2) Speakers Speaker Cables More than likely I’ll just do one projector setup so: (1) Projector (1) Projector Screens Stand to hold the kinect (1) HDMI Cable (2) Speakers Speaker Cables...

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