Author Archives: Matti Niinimäki

Opodiphthera Incognita

by Matti Niinimäki & Emmi Pouta [We are still hoping to get some better images or video from somewhere] The Concept Opodiphthera Incognita is a dress that changes its color and shape when the user feels threatened. It is not … Continue reading

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Defensive Dress Progress

A little update on what we have been doing. The first test of thermochromic textiles. We tried to test different materials as the heating element. These small patches were woven by hand with various metallic threads and silk thread dyed … Continue reading

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Puolustuspuku – Defensive Dress

We (Emmi, Matti & Markus) are planning on creating a dress that changes shape and color when the wearer feels threatened. Normally, the dress would appear as any other black dress, but by squeezing the sleeves the dress goes into … Continue reading

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21/4/2011 – Quartz Composer Basics + Kinect

Quartz Composer is a node-based visual programming language used mainly for processing and rendering graphics. It is included in the Xcode developer tools package by Apple and can be installed from the Mac OS X installation disc or from http://developer.apple.com/. … Continue reading

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Attack of the Persu Snakes – A Kinect-Based Game Prototype

This is my small project. I actually started to work on a drum machine, but somehow it ended up like this. Evil Super Snakes are attacking the world (or perhaps a plane?) and you must try to destroy them. The … Continue reading

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