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PushPop is a spherical modular programmable notification interface. Each module pops out and in turn makes the sphere roll in a pre-defined pattern. The change in shape and the movement is triggered by digital input and represents a specific digital event. Users can physically interact with PushPop by pushing the popped-out modules back into the sphere. This physical interaction with PushPop causes corresponding changes in the digital world. It is made of modules connected to the center of the sphere. Each module responds independently to digital input. As each module pops out, it causes the sphere to roll.
MIT Media Laboratory
Cambridge, United States
MIT Media Lab
CAMBRIDGE, United States
Austin Seungmin Lee Gonglue jiang Misha Sra Sheng-ying Pao