Posts Tagged ‘opengl’

openFrameworks + iPhone

Monday, March 16th, 2009

particles-iphoneI’ve heard about openFrameworks 0.6 (as of yet unreleased) and specifically efforts to support building apps using oF for the iPhone. There are a few developers who have published videos of their efforts and even several apps in the AppStore.

Memo Atken has a very informative article about setting up the prerelease 0.6 version for use with the ofxiPhone addon. However, there is a HUGE simplification of the steps necessary for getting the supporting libraries installed for use with iPhone.

Update: freetype/freeimage building instructions have been posted. (more…)

TrafficFlow: Prototype

Friday, March 13th, 2009

flow-darkAmeya and I presented the prototype of TrafficFlow yesterday at ITP for our Spatial Media midterm project. It is an installation-based table which visualizes wireless traffic on a local network as gracefully flowing rivers of light.

Each user on a network has an individual connection to the internet and may have a conceptual model of personalized “tube”. However, all traffic on a typical network shares the same infrastructure and commingles at some point, and if unencrypted, is available to any other member of the network. TrafficFlow aims to make visible this hidden connection. (more…)

Speed reader…

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

I’m interested in generative animation…a la flight404…and had a recent assignment to create a two minute piece which included a significant body of text. I also recently came across some speed reading techniques involving rapidly flashing single words in a serial fashion.

I set out to utilize this technique but with a more graceful animation (more…)

Sound landscape

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Not satisfied with leaving well enough alone…here’s the current iteration with the sound visualization sketch. Now, the logarithmically averaged spectrum from each sample is rendered along a spiral path. The color is still derived from the loudest band of the averaged spectrum, but there is a clearer depiction of the trends in the sounds.