Arduino – From DIY to real interactive products [Talk]

David Cuartielles, PhD Candidate in Interaction Design at K3, Malmo University, swings by Aarhus to give a talk about Arduino, from DIY to real (interactive) products - For people who don’t know anything.

Tags: hardware | talk

Aarhus by Light – A Playful Media Facade

Aarhus by Light is a groundbreaking experiment in media facades. As part of the media facades project, Concert Hall Aarhus, one of the largest in Europe, presents a new interactive media facade that invites guests and passers-by to encounter and partake in a new dimension of the renowned cultural institution. Luminous creatures live in the facade. As you approach, you enter their world which is itself part of the city. The creatures are social beings like ourselves, and they enjoy our company - most of the time...

Tags: aarhus | cases | digital aesthetics | media facades

Colorscan – Colorful Lighting Installation
Thursday, 27 November 2008 03:10

Colorscan is an interactive lighting installation installed in one of the main entry gates to the Skanderborg music festival. A camera is fixed in the gate and scans for and tracks vivid colors , such as a bright red rain-coat, in the entry area and the entire entry gate is then lit up in the selected color. A projector marks and follows the tracked target with a large X so that the audience can follow the scan and start playing and interacting to control the lighting of the gate.

Tags: aarhus | cases | media facades

Read more... is a new type of network of websites that mix everyday local community and cultural life with online journalism and citizen information. Behind this initiative is one of the big private partners in the Center for Digital Urban Living, Berlingske Media (owned by Mecom) which operates and owns the local news organizations Århus Stiftstidende and Midtjyske Medier. As part of the DUL research group Civic Communication, the people behind work with researchers from Department of Information and Media Studies at Aarhus University and the Danish School of Media and Journalism. sent live October 1, 2008.

For more information, contact assistant professor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Aarhus University.


Tags: cases | civic communication

Workshop at NordiCHI 2008

The Interaction Design research group in the Centre for Digital Urban Living is organizing a workshop on October 19th at the NordiCHI Conference in Lund, Sweden. We hereby invite interested parties to join us at the workshop to explore central themes of Digital Urban Living.

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