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  • itsjennkaye 8:34 pm on December 7, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Love Machine: Prototype 

    The inspiration for my project is the movie Lady and the Tramp–specifically the part where the two dogs are eating the same spaghetti noodle.

    Lady and the Tramp

    I would like to re-create this moment with two pulse sensors and two servo motors. The motors will wind fake “spaghetti” at the rate of each user’s heartbeat. As the spools turn, it will draw the users closer and closer together.

    I make a prototype of this with one pulse sensor while I wait for my second one to arrive in the mail. Currently, it draws my face into the plate of “spaghetti.” Pretty absurd.

  • JeannetteSubero 6:44 am on December 7, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Step 2: Prototyping 

    For my ideation I had very basic ideas, but I liked the toy one, so I went looking for one, and ended up finding something better! I finger puppet/fridge magnet of Nikola Tesla. So since he worked with wireless electricity, and we are working with wireless communication, I thought he’d be perfect. Also Kristen and Tiam did a project for Major Studio, and I really liked the flash effect from the lightning. My new idea is to make a didactic toy, in this case to explain kids about Tesla.

    Nik (1)

    Nik (2)

    Nik (3)

    Nik (4)

    Nik (5)

    Lightning + Tesla + Wireless toy Prototype from Jeannette Subero on Vimeo.

    I would like to add a visual interface in processing with the information on Tesla that also reacts with the pulse sensor. I’m working on that! I want to add sound as well (thunders), but I’m still not sure whether to do it on processing or through the arduino.

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