Andres Taraciuk
Oscar Klingspor
Rafael Gross Brown

The Zen Pugilist

Become a Zen Pugilist by fighting this interactive audio punching bag, transforming your energy into audio feedback ranging from calm vibrations to intense fight sounds.

Introduction to Physical Computing

A punching bag which, when hit, produces different sounds based on the direction and amount of movement. Many Sound Modes can be chosen by the user: zen (relaxing chords) or rage (hard rock sounds and fighting samples) modes are examples.

The idea is to add interactive sound capabilities to a punching bag, making it a more effective tool for relieve frustration, and to enhance the sparring experience.