Ideas for research topics.

Idea: potentialCube

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Modular           +           Rotation

This idea explores the possibility of combining modularity and rotation as a expressive prototyping medium for engineering, design, art and entertainment.

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Inspirations: Voxel, magnetic ball toy, Minecraft, Lego.

Mechanical concept:

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The user can connect different modules together to form shapes that can rotate. A combination of different rotation can generate various outcomes.


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Different Modules:

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Rotation module

Led module

Sensor module

Base module

Whatever the user makes, the modules can talk to each other and generate a representation of the design on a computer for the user to add different features/ program

Application 1: Prototyping mechanisms (35).gif (36).gif

The modules can simulate mechanical feedbacks such as springs.

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Led module can be attached and program to light up when the lid is open.

Application 2: Prototyping computer interactions (34).gif (37).gif

Modules can simulate pulling force from fishing.

Application 3: Prototyping Physical interactions for multiplayer games (33).gif (38).gif

Thank you!