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Narrative Gestures
Thursday, 16 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 406


Session Chair
Kathy Neely
Fashion Institute of Technology


A Multipurpose Array of Tactile Rods for Interactive eXpression
Dan Overholt
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Media Laboratory
254 Windsor Street, #3L
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
dano@media.mit.edu

The MATRIX (Multipurpose Array of Tactile Rods for Interactive eXpression) offers real-time control of a deformable surface, enabling manipulation of a wide range of audio-visual effects.


genieBottles: An Interactive Narrative in Bottles
Ali Mazalek
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Media Laboratory
20 Ames Street, E15-444
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
mazalek@media.mit.edu

This application presents physical bottles as containers and controls for an interactive narrative. A conversation-based story unfolds as users release genie characters that live inside a set of glass bottles.


Open Processes Create Open Products: "Interface Ecology" as a Metadisciplinary Base for CollageMachine

Andruid Kerne

Creating Media
380 Lafayette Street, Suite 202
New York, New York 10003 USA
andruid@creatingmedia.com

Most interactive artifacts are very finite state machines. Life is open-ended. Equal value in interface ecology opens the range of methodologies. Indeterminacy opens the set of possible states in CollageMachine.


The Mouthesizer: A Facial Gesture Musical Interface

Michael J. Lyons

ATR Media Integration & Communication Research Labs
2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho
Soraku-gun
Kyoto 619-0288 JAPAN
mlyons@mic.atr.co.jp

A new interaction paradigm that uses facial gestures to play music. Video input from a head-worn camera is converted to MIDI synthesizer controls using a computer-vision algorithm.


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