Peripheral controls

Major studio 1 project
10/2020




As human beings, we are physically based in the physical world. Therefore we must rely on tangible controls/tools to get access to the digital world.

This set of designs aims to critically look at existing designed artifacts and their arbitrary connections to screens. To re-evaluate their significance as we move towards a post-screen era.






Process

-To acheive this tangible control, I played with using serial port to allow arduino communicate with the the browser server and then using p5.serialcontrol software to talk to p5.js.

Arduino -> P5.js communication:



Updates:
The zipper control has been selected into the 2022 Arduino Cloud Game Contest!


Work in progress:
A zipper as a soft potentiometer using conductive thread 
Reference: https://www.instructables.com/Simple-Zipper-Potentiometer/