A dancer’s body is tracked using a Kinect in a new project by artists Daniel Franke & Cedric Kiefer. The idea was to create a dynamic sculpture using the graceful movements of a dancer.
Archive for March, 2012
Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio’s interactive artwork, ‘Ice Angel’, uses digital technology to make a person attain an angelic form by attaching wings to their reflection. It’s a performance portrait device that identifies a user’s movements and adds wings to their reflection seen on a screen.
Here’s a treat for all the fanboys, Marvel introduces augmented reality to its comic books by creating an app, called Marvel AR, for the iOS and Android market. First demonstrated in Austin, Texas, Marvel executives used the app to show the character Iron Man fly right out of the comic book.
SENSEable City Laboratory in collaboration with ARES Lab (Aerospace Robotics and Embedded Systems Laboratory) initiated a project called Flyfire that uses miniature helicopters to create digital images in open spaces. The helicopters serve as a multi-coloured light source hovering close to each other.