This concept by ÉCAL design student Alice Robbiani, is comprised of a magnetic smartphone charging case with a wall-mounted charging base. What makes it truly special is the interactivity, offering charging feedback and a clock display.
Created Hiroshi Ishii, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Amit Zoran, and Philipp Schoessler from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, TRANSFORM is an interactive display of moving pixels which can dynamically rearrange themselves. More here.
While it’s not going to replace your Pizza Hut server quite yet, we’re really digging the UI that Chaotic Moon Studios developed for this interactive table which lets you drag items onto your pizza and pay with your smartphone.
Artist Evan Holm’s performance installation not only looks beautiful, it proves that a turntable can still work while submerged in water – though it does distort the sound a little bit. The vortex formed as the record plays is really amazing.
Almost 50 years after the release of Bob Dylan’s first electric single, Like A Rolling Stone finally has a music video and an interactive one at that. Flick through the different ‘stations’ for a different experience every time you watch.
It takes a while to load, but it’s worth it. This 360-degree interactive version of David Bowie’s Sound and Vision was created by artist Chris Milk and performed by Beck. You’ll need headphones and a webcam for the full experience.
Using a Kinect and projector, Mato Mato developed a display that you interact with using a liquid surface as the interface. It has desktop applications but it’s the game ideas shown off at the end that really captured our attention.
An amazing interactive music video for Arcade Fire’s latest single, directed by Vincent Morisset. Uses Google Chrome and your webcam to turn your smartphone into a virtual mirror that controls portions of the video. More info here.
One of the more unusual Kickstarter projects out there, OMG Jellyfish aims to make 5-foot-tall bouncy, illuminated puppets inspired by the awe-inspiring sea creaturs, but made from lycra and nylon with LED lighting inside.
Be one of the first to own the Omni virtual reality treadmill. It’s the perfect companion to the Oculus Rift, but you can also use the Omni to play any PC game. It can also be used for fitness and virtual tourism or inspection.
DigInfo reports on a futuristic interface developed by Fujitsu which allows for accurate touchscreen-like interactions and gestures on paper and other surfaces. The company plans on commercializing the tech by 2014.
(NSFW: Brief Nudity)Do Not Touch is an interactive music video for Kilo by Light Light. Participate in a variety of mini-games using your mouse cursor along with the people who played before you. Made by Moniker.
Artist Daniel Rozin’s latest interactive creation uses 465 motors and spokes to create geometric shapes, wavy lines, and replicates the movements of those who stand in front of it. Available through Bitforms Gallery NYC.
A baseball fanatic’s dream machine, this NASA-inspired control panel created by Breakfast offers immediate access to tons of real-time baseball stats at the flip of a switch. On display at the MLB Fan Cave in NYC.
We can’t think of anything more boring in the art world than a still life painting of fruit. But digital artist Scott Garner livens things up a bit with his interactive version and its motion sensing frame.