Posts Tagged ‘Diagrams’

Vibrating VooDoo Doll

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Description: The Vibrating VooDoo Doll, responds instantly quivering and shacking in the owners grasp when stuck with a stick pin. Materials: Old burlap sack, vibrating motor from Pulsar Toothbrush, AAA battery, conductive fabric, and a sponge. The VooDoo Doll became the mascot of the interns working on Switch Craft. They would take him out and take pictures of him all over NYC. [gallery link="file" columns="4" orderby="rand"]

Sewing Patterns

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Description: Pattern legend and pieces for projects in the Switch Craft book. The legend and patterns are designed for ease of use and accessibility to a wide audience of both sewers and non-sewers. Pattern making and draping skills are utilized to create the patterns by hand, then the images are scanned in and communication design skills are used to generate the final images in Adobe Illustrator. [gallRead More....

Exhibition Health: Heart Rate Exhibit

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Description: After inserting a Peak Pass at one of two stations, the visitor grabs the handles at this exhibit component with both hands. The visitor’s heart rate displays on screen both as aRead More....

Thomas Edison National Historic Park

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Description: Installation and setup of video kiosks and audio/visual orientation room for the re-opening of the Edison Historical Park. The videos required specialized compression and it was mandatory that each kiosk be uniquely programmed on a Sony NSP-1. The orientation room was designed with a full AV combination including mixer, surround sound, DVD, CD, Tape, and Cassette player. The entire system is controlled through an AV programmed housed in a private computer room. <Read More....

Interactive Rowing Machine

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Description : As the visitor begins rowing, a miniaturized boat on the front panel moves up or down in relation to their speed. The small-scale boat moves on a scaled version of the Hillsborough River. As the guest rows their figure to a particular interest point on the river, a small crowd of custom designed people pop up and cheer. Technology: Pre programmed PLC unit converts the true rowers speed into a manageable unit to determine the spRead More....

Exhibition Health: Wind Chill

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Description: When the visitor places their hand into the 35 degree sealed windchill box, a fan blows air onto one side of their hand. Infrared temperature sensors measure the temperature on both sides of the visitors hand and the readout is displayed on the screen. Usually a visitor will have a 10 degree difference between the front and back of their hand. Technology: Small PC, small freezer, A/D converter, infrared temperature sensors, fanRead More....