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Guitar Hero with swords

Neal Stephenson's Kickstarter project for a realistic sword-fighting video game has just been funded successfully. Clang is meant to be played with a motion controller and aims to represent certain historical fighting styles as accurately as possible. [more inside]
posted by tykky on Jul 9, 2012 - 44 comments

Half a step away from Minority Report UI

"For the first time, you can control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements". [SLYT] LEAP is a USB peripheral that can provide real-time motion tracking to 100th of a millimeter. [more inside]
posted by like_neon on May 22, 2012 - 60 comments

Googly Eyebot

"Double-Taker (Snout)" by Golan Levin with Lawrence Hayhurst, Steven Benders and Fannie White "...deals in a whimsical manner with the themes of trans-species eye contact, gestural choreography, subjecthood, and autonomous surveillance. The project consists of an eight-foot (2.5m) long industrial robot arm, costumed to resemble an enormous inchworm or elephant's trunk, which responds in unexpected ways to the presence and movements of people in its vicinity...." Googly Eyebot. (via) [more inside]
posted by Kronos_to_Earth on Aug 13, 2008 - 3 comments

The Art of Motion Control

Bruce Shapiro builds wonderful art using industrial motors and actuators. Examples: a sand plotter, A bubble display, and a dancing ribbon (2M WMV). [via Make]
posted by pombe on Apr 26, 2007 - 7 comments

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