interactive

ENLIGHTEN

Amelia Voos and her team (Max Jarcho, Dan Matsumoto, Danielle Naassana, Bridget Chen, K.J. Burnett, TJ Jois, Irving Nestor, and Chris Wend) combined their efforts with technical support and artistic guidance from the DMC to create this interactive artwork, “Enlighten” which debuted at JHU’s 2016 Lighting of the Quads. Enlighten

MoTrack Therapy

MoTrack hand screen display example

MoTrack Therapy is a software application that uses the Leap Motion tracking device to let users practice hand and wrist physical therapy at home.

Interactive Floor Projection System

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The interactive projection system prototype displays images on the floor that are responsive to the movement of people through the environment. The movement of the objects on the floor triggers different animations that “follow” the person, creating an interactive experience with the students. The team leveraged a Java API endpoint

Electric Skateboard with Weight Difference Sensing

Detail view of Electric Skateboard motor and wheels

Electric skateboards are not uncommon, and hand based throttle systems make up the majority of eboards on the market. While some eboards have an acceleration switch on the board that is activated by stepping on it, the weight-difference-sensing eboard design featured here offers advantages over the typical foot-actuated design. By

Jesse Stiles’ Automatic Cloudbuster Room

Automatic Cloudbuster Room poster

On Fri Apr 18, 2014, electronic artist and musician Jesse Stiles transformed Mattin Center’s Jones 101 room into a high-tech hall of mirrors with is interactive video and sound installation entitled Automatic Cloudbuster Room, presented by the JHU Digital Media Center. Stiles designed and conceived of Automatic Cloudbuster Room specifically

Physical Rehabilitation Game

Diagram of standing figure moving arm from relaxed to upright position

  Faced with the realization that stroke victims have very few resources at their disposal to aid in at-home recovery, students designed and developed a highly interactive software to make recovery affordable as well as highly effective. Smart phones are prevalent in both the developed and developing world, and they

Project Jetsons

Robotic egg fryer flips cooked egg in skillet

The goal of this project is to create an automated cooking machine capable of preparing user-specified recipes. The design is a counter-top machine to tackle the most basic (yet common) cooking tasks. The user selects the recipe, prepares the ingredients, fills individual dispensing compartments, and presses the start button. The

Interactive Soft Sculpture

Students making "Mergatrudes Children" multimedia fiber constructions with electronics

In April 2011, a group of students created soft sculptures with interactive circuits for display in the Soft Circuits gallery show at Transmodern 2011. The sculptures were hand sewn from cotton fabric, dyed and natural wool, hand spun yard, and filled with batting. Battery operated circuits were created with conductive

Interstices

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  Interstices was a dynamic light installation in the Gillman Tunnel. The installation, which responded to nearby motion and ambient temperature, was conceived and built by Hopkins students and staff. This interdisciplinary multimedia project brought together artists and programmers, hardware and software. The electronic components of the piece include 128 RGB LEDs,

Bito-Com

This project was created as a means to visually enhance performances as well as to give a trumpeter some musical freedom with different kinds of sounds. Bito-Com uses a silent brass mute to input the audio from the trumpet into a computer. Then, a Max MSP patch manipulates the trumpet