ARTR for Salford Uni at MediaCityUK

At LOVE I spent the last few weeks developing an art installation for Salford University at MediaCityUK, where people can add their brush strokes to a huge digital canvas using their smartphone and tablet. This involved three massive screens, three rack-mounted Mac’s, a laptop, Socket.IO, node.js, a mobile web app and four AIR apps (using […]

Doodlr – Instant Smartphone Interaction

Here is an installation we did over the last month at LOVE. No apps, just go to the website on your smartphone over 3G, and join in! We pulled this off using socket.io & node.js, Adobe AIR and HTML5. It got a nice bit of PR too: makezine.com / Creativity Online / how-do.co.uk / The […]

Cinema4D Texture Baking for Away3D / WebGL (in note form)

– Make sure all lights have ‘ambient illumination’ checked. (maybe ‘show illumination’ too). – Select Objects to bake – Select render > bake object. – Check illumination, Single texture. (also replace objects for final version). – Apply baked jpeg / png in cinema4d as the color texture, and not luminosity of the material. Import to […]

Ableton Live to Flash (AS3)

After seeing Surya Buchwald (http://www.mmmlabs.com) demoing Ableton Live to Flash at Flash on the Beach 2011, I had to find out how it was done. So I got in touch and was led to a link to download their ‘Music Event Description System’. It is a ‘Max for Live’ addon that enables Ableton Live to […]

Android Controlling Arduino Motor via TCP

Here’s the result from one Sunday. I haven’t had much time recently, so I have bundled a load of different things I’ve been wanting to experiment with, into one. So it is slightly random, but was fun to make. To put it simply, this is a motor which is being controlled remotely by my phone […]