FITC Toronto 2017

2017-04-23 00:00:00 2017-04-26 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2017 FITC Toronto 2017 is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC Toronto


Light is a particle and a wave and carries both data and information. There are many more applications than just backlighting the grid of pixels on a smartphone. Join Jared to explore a whole lot of interesting applications for the many forms of light. From carrier waves to projection the session will cover lots of applications from using infrared LED to horizontal projection.

He will examine using projected light as a computing interface. Talk about how open naked light taps into a primal area of the mind and breaks free from the constraints of a rectangle. We will also talk about how light beyond the range of human vision can create hidden channels that can be used to create the kind of technology that has the appearance of magic. This session is equal parts practicality, creativity & exploration.


To use light as a basis for examining the edges of the modern computing interface for new conventions, and traditional technology for fun applications.

Target Audience

Designers, developers anyone interested in new computer interfaces or fun interactive installations.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

It is assumed we will not exceed 186,000 miles or 299,700 km per second.


Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. The basics of using a carrier wave
  2. The challenges of horizontal projection
  3. The names of some cheap MCU’s
  4. A great design for a projector stand
  5. All about some new work