A sample of student work from Fall 2011, Interactive Objects, Prof Jacob Tonski.
Physical Computing Category
Some screenshots of what’s in the works…
Formal studies in a parametrized animate object:
Phsyical simulation / engineering prototype of an internal dynamic balancing system:
A few weeks ago, you might have noticed that if you went to the Google home page and started typing that you were getting more help finishing your query than before. In fact, just typing the letter W would get you the weather where you are in less time than you can blink your eye. [...]
We often think of cartoons when we hear the word animation. However many interactive media experiences also employ the same motion techniques used to make cartoons.
What makes animation such a useful tool in the interactive designer’s toolbox?
Animation can provide additional information to the user
If a picture says a thousand words, then animations, which are really [...]
When a piece of interactive media is involved in harming someone, how do we assign blame?
IMS390i Spring 2010 Project 1 Prototypes (CPA redesign)
Developed online training and certification system for site coordinators.
Administration metrics. Case Study: Convergys (2006) Convergys Corporation a global leader in providing customer care, human resources and billing services, needed to build an operations dashboard for AT&T Network Connection (ANC), a platform of long-distance services. Convergys requested that Armstrong Interactive (AI) design an operations dashboard intended to monitor the status of daily operations.
AI Methodology: [...]
Developed online training for Miami students with information about academic honesty.