Author Archives: Rui Pereira

Perceptual Hackathon report

· Leave a comment

MadSci LAB partnered with Intel Perceptual Computing Group to host NYC’s first Perceptual Hackathon. During two days a group a of creative minds and interaction explorers ‘hacked’ Intel’s Perceptual Computing SDK looking for innovative uses and novel interactions. Intel’s Perceptual

NYC Perceptual Hackathon

· Leave a comment

The Lab was an early adopter and supporter of Intel’s Perceptual Computing SDK (check our Hand and Finger synthesizer!) so we couldn’t be happier to partner with the Perceptual Computing Group and host NYC’s first Perceptual Hackathon! NYC’s Perceptual Hackathon

ofxWeatherBug

· Leave a comment

We’ve been playing with data retrieval for dynamic visualizations and passioned about local weather data, so we decided to explore the weatherbug API to retrieve local weather data and to make it even simpler we made a drop-dead easy openframeworks

Beats Space 3D Leap demo

· Leave a comment

Beats Space 3D is a gestural and spatial drumkit using the Leap and 3D stereoscopic visuals. Players can create their own drum pads by drawing basic geometries with their fingers, each recognized shape represents a different sound and visual element,

2013 oh so gestural!

· Leave a comment

some years ago Oblong amazed the whole world with their Minority Report style interactions – actually Oblong’s founder John Underkoffler consulted for the movie interaction and digital technology (have you seen his talk at TED Conference?). NOt much further in

Intel Perceptual Computing SDK – Demo 001: Hands and Fingers!

· Leave a comment

This past September Intel’s perceptual computing group announced the beta version of its SDK together with Interactive Gesture Camera, a small sized depth sensing camera produced by Creative Labs not much bigger than a webcam and focused on close range

sketching Interactive Lighting [ofxDmxUtils]

· Leave a comment

here’s a quick demo of some of our adventures with DMX lighting and Interaction. DMX is a communication protocol used for most of the shows and we got a hold of it together with some led par fixtures and moving

Ad Forum 2012 Havas Worldwide event

· Leave a comment

Ad Forum 2012 Havas Worldwide AdForum Event in New York. MadSci Labs developed a set of interactive games for the AdForum event, exploring technologies such as Kinect, Multitouch, object recognition, RFID and projection Mapping. The referees were also able to