Detailed Descriptions

The Tray

Object Description The Tray is the part that holds the ball, it detects the position of the ball by reading the variance of the resistor set or the switch on/off status. These information is triggered by the different status of the pins in the center of the groove, and in the bottom of the ball holder. Sketch Exploration Implementation The circuit is using a Trinket Pro as the microcontroller, 10 DIY buttons for the groove,…

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Detailed Descriptions

The Ball – PulseSphere

Object Description The ball has three modes of interaction : Lonely (no interaction with objects or people) Human touch (human is holding it) Tray interaction For each of those three states, there are different lighting patterns displayed depending on the state. When the ball is held, it can detect the heart beat of the person holding it and pulsate red lights according to the heart beat. When it’s laying on a table or flat surface…

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Overall Introduction

The Rolling Light

 Name of the Project: The Rolling Light Participants: Maks, Ryan Short Description: The purpose of the project is to create something novel and interesting to play. To achieve this, we created a pair of objects to form a table-top delight for the user to interact with. The project consists of two objects: Object A (short for A) and Object B (short for B). A is a tray-like object that can sense human’s finger temperature and object B’s presence.…

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