Mood Ring

Caleb Ferguson

Mood Ring is a mirror that recognizes facial expressions and illuminates based on the viewers mood.


The project is a regular mirror with a ring of LED lights behind it and a camera nearby that uses the a browser-based facial tracker (clmtracker) to recognize a mood.

When the camera recognizes a face a mood 'threshold' is passed, the ring animates.

If driven from a mac mini, it will take up a minimal amount of space – ~14 inch circle on the wall. Works in any lighting.



Caleb Ferguson, Meicheng Jia, Rebecca Skurnik, Yu-Hao Ko

A colossal electronic wind instrument.


We have developed an installation consisting of 10 tubes split across 4 base units. The project – created for the popup windows class – can be displayed as a stand-alone unit Without a window. The project is currently working!

We intend to add sound from speakers as another feedback mechanism now that it is not behind glass.