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Modified guitar tuners to display words, pics, and patterns. Includes DEAF, EDDY, DEFECT, EFFACED, 8

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Kleine Weltmaschine

Like “Berlin, Mitte der Welt” this is a spinoff of the G-Player series. As usual (some of) the sounds are a 1:1 interpretation of topographic data, this time imprinted on a vinyl disk that sits on top of an elaborate … Continue reading

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Die Musik der Übenden

Klangkunst am Bau. A site-specific installation for the courtyard of Musikhochschule Mainz. An organ (mechanical, but electrically controlled) accompanies the acoustic mix coming from 24 rehearsal rooms. Each of these rooms is equipped with a pitch analyzer connected to a … Continue reading

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A frame without picture, but with sound. Controlled by a radar sensor.

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Spinning ping pong balls around 2 axes. Intricate patterns turn into concentric circles. High speed, high precision stepper motors with custom drivers controlled by FPGAs solving 5th-order equations in realtime, with a focus on event timing. Also filmed with cameras … Continue reading

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Inverted Cone

Modular multi-channel motor controller for Julien Maire’s installation “Inverted Cone”

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Installation at singuhr by Boris Baltschun and Serge Baghdassarians with “Z.K.M.” as well as new works like “duell”, “squaring (sauna)” and “spirit level”

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Second prototype

Second prototype, now complete with DC-DC converter and OpAmps for GSR and the optical pulse signal. The board matches the size of the Lantronix Matchport.

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First GSR prototype

Decided to base the sensor system on Cypress’ PSoC architecture to explore the possibilities regarding its configurable analog subsystem. For now I’m using it to control the gain of the second stage GSR amplification. Regarding wireless transmission we settled on … Continue reading

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New project: eMotion

The eMotion project aims to analyse the experience of museum visitors by tracking their position as well as biometric parameters. My contribution will be a wireless GSR sensor to measure skin resistance and heart rate, while tracking will be accomplished … Continue reading

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