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crystal / Long distance communicator

crystal
crystal

Crystal is a bedside lamp that allows for discreet and meaningful long distance communication. Inspired by the mysticism the crystal ball I strive to explore new forms of implicit connection.
The lamp screen senses touch through the Leap Motion sensor and Images are presented onto the screen with a small pico-projector through a wide angle lens to create a spherical mapping. Interactions are sent over the cloud between the two lamps.
A mother strokes her lamp as she yearns for her distant son, meanwhile her son far far away notices the lights dancing on his side. he reaches to touch the lamp and as they meet their lamps glow a bright red...

University

Taipei Tech

Taipei Tech
Taipei City, Taiwan

Carlos Nuila,
Taipei Tech