We are very excited to be able to work with Microsoft on porting our Somability project to the latest KinectV2 for Windows - more on that effort next week. James and I had a great time at the recent #KinectHackLondon event, where we saw some great projects created using a variety of software platforms.
Workshop and Keynote Address in inclusive design and wellbeing Not to have confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself’ Simone de Beauvoir (1974) Many people, either through disability or ageing, have limited opportunities to enjoy meaningful activities that promote full body movement and physical exercise. Immobility not only impacts on physical well being, but … Continue Reading ››
Somantics uses motion sensing and projection technology to recognise and convert gesture into visceral, real-world digital performances. The aim of the work has to produce a suite of 'tools for expression' that discover, capture and amplify the communication interests of young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and other related communication difficulties.
ReacTickles Magic is one of our most successful and established projects that has grown in harmony with developments in sensor-based interaction and open source programming. The core ethos of ReacTickles Magic is to provide users with a continuous positive feedback loop, so that they easily gain a sense of control and mastery. The software … Continue Reading ››