M5: FINAL PROJECT
Find students’ work here:
Kinect XBox x Waterdrop Screen x Colour Motion
Jesper T. Christensen, Nikola Marincic:
Set Me Free, Sketching Autonomous Probabilistic Structures
Jorge Orozco, Mihye An:
The Fountain in the Space
The Fountain in the Space is an interactive installation that detects objects and projects on them (augments them) differently according to their location in space.
The installation consist of multiple moving objects, a beamer, and a Kinect camera that feeds the data flow of the space (x, y, z coordinates) to a laptop. Using Eclipse as programing platform, the Kinect detects and sorts in real time the moving objects by similar depth area (blob detection). These blobs become masks for a series of videos. A pixel calibration is needed to obtain a one to one projection.
The initial state of the installation is a single video on the whole space. But as soon as the user moves an object, a different video appears on it. The more the object moves far from the wall, the more the video becomes clear and vivid. Finally, the installation gets back to the initial state when there is no interaction.