“orandum est ut sit mens sana in corpore sano.” ― Juvenal
This phrase has come to mean that only a healthy body can produce or sustain a healthy mind (Wikitionary).
I also believe correlation between balanced body and mind. For me, balanced mind means to keep peace of mind.
I found audio sample for the body balance meditation. . . . → Read More: Body Balance & Meditation
This is an extension of a project from last year which was an electrical stimulation unit (TENS) placed on one person which corresponded to an electromyograph (EMG) on another. The person with the EMG electrodes contracts his/her muscle and that serves as an input and that translates into activation of the TENS unit which causes the other . . . → Read More: TMG – Second Round
For my midterm project I decided to try to embed signals from my body with the actual digital photos I might be taking. I used a GSR sensor fixed to the side of my camera connected to an Arduino. The GSR sensor uploads a reading every minute (or every second) with a timestamp.
I built a Processing . . . → Read More: GSR Cam
To not repeat the eyewriter project’s instructions verbatim, I will not go over the details of how I followed them. But basically, they hack the ps3 Eye camera to make eye tracking glasses. They instruct to open up a ps3 Eye camera, replace the lens with one with a narrower focus, and use an IR filter . . . → Read More: Midterm, technically speaking. . .
I am inspired by the conversations we have had in class about communication through body language and the importance of eye contact. I am really amused by the rules we have that strictly separate spoken language from body language.
There is often an uncrossable divide between the known and felt, that is expressed and perceived in many . . . → Read More: Midterm idea / concept
Until recently i did not notice that I tended to tense my shoulders. This is happening unconsciously, and to avoid it I have to make it conscious to take a look at the positions of my shoulders, not only when I am in front of a computer, but on every day life.
To be able to map . . . → Read More: Midterm process and results, shoulder posiion tracking + gsr
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”
[A Moveable City] :: Rest of You 1 Nov. . . . → Read More: [A Moveable City] :: midterm presentation
:why do we blink?
_for storing memory as a piece of picture like a puzzle
step1. video pixelation
adjust video scale
step2. face detection+mapping eyes position
using open cv
draw rectangle draw detected face area(s)
step3. pixelated portion of eyes
only display eye area grabbed with rectangle
. . . → Read More: midterm_process
watching the video, played by MAX MSP
_max msp / jit provides playback, editing, import, export, effect generation and direct-to-video-output-component streaming.
while watching video, capture your face and eye
_for better result, Sony playstation eye camera is suit for tracking eye blinking because of rapid closing and opening of the eyelid.
The camera has . . . → Read More: idea sketch_ detect eye blinking and visualization