With the vast improvements in Action Script and the flash platform constructs in the past years, it has become possible to use flash for more than just web interaction and move into other areas in the realm of interactivity. Nikolai Cornell, a graduate student at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design has been working for some time on building life-sized interactive media interfaces and has recently teamed up with the founders of STOLEN, INC to work on furthering the use of flash as an alternative media engine for human-scale interaction.
In this presentation, the three member speaking team will take you thru the concept, technology and design of building a human-scale, useable interface, utilizing infrared (IR) sensors accessed via flash to build a number of different navigational systems. Although the examples that will be taught in this presentation will be based around the use of IR sensors, the technology and flash interfacing can conceptually be used for a number of different hardware configurations and physical environments. A full-scale, working version of their interactive installation will be on display at the presentation as well.
A small Q and A will also be included in the time given and will be open to covering a number of topics.