ITP Winter Show 2010

Part two of this season's standouts from NYU's interactive grad program

The maze of clever interactive projects at ITP this year made for too much to fit into one piece. Check out part one or read on for part two below, with concepts spanning a new form of story telling to an emotive flower. Photo Plus is an interactive oral history project. Paul May designed a contraption that lets you scan a photo while recording the …

ITP Winter Show 2010

Part one on the techie creativity from the minds of ITP grad students this season

We checked out the Interactive Telecommunications Program 2010 winter show yesterday at Tisch School of the Arts and like previous years, the overall depth and range of the projects was in itself impressive. Below are some that stood out for their ingenuity. Each drawer in Nick Yulman’s “Song Cabinet,” an interactive musical instrument, contains a different mechanical device linked into a computer synthesizer program. Opening …

Soft Sensors

A student crafts literally warmer and fuzzier computer interfaces

Lara Grant just graduated from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU where she literally crafted out her own niche in “wearable technology.” “It’s not a real major, just my interest,” the 28-year-old Brooklyn resident explains. Her thesis, Soft Sensors, fuses the digital world with physical experience by creating computer controls out of felt. With so much anxiety about an increasingly digital existence, her project refreshingly …