Le son au bout des doigts is an installation shown 1.6.–18.6. at the Centre Pompidou and part of Ircam’s Manifeste festival using ISMM’s gesture recognition and interactive sound synthesis technology.
It offers a playful, interactive, sonorous and visual journey for children ages two and up. Through manipulations and listening, the children’s sight and hearing is solicited. In Topo-phonie Café imagined by B. MacFarlane, the children are guided by a game of organic structures. They set special tables that create sonorous suprises.
With DIRTI developed by User Studio/Matthieu Savary, when children sink their hands in different materials that fill interactive tubs they set off sounds and images. More…
DIRTI for iPad, the world’s first tapioca interface, lets young children control an audiovisual experience by playing with a bowl of tapioca.
The project has been nominated for the prestigious IxDA interaction design awards, and the people’s choice award is now open for voting by going to http://awards.ixda.org/entry/2014/dirti-for-ipad/vote.
Dirty Tangible Interfaces (DIRTI) are a new concept in interaction design that forgoes the dogma of repeatability in favor of a richer and more complex experience, constantly evolving, irreversible & infinitely modifiable. The video resuming 4 days of experimentation with a tangible interface and iPad app specially designed for kids at the Maison des Petits of the cultural centre CENTQUATRE in Paris is now online.