Demo Hour

XXII.6 November - December 2015
Page: 8
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Authors:
Ellis Bots, Karst Brummelhuis, Marcel Gleeson, Noëlle Lugtenburg, Joëll Magr, Michael Probyn, Nigel Smink, Rosa Storm, Eva Zillen, Priska van Binsbergen, Ziran Chin-On, Mortiz Fieback, Sharon Koomen, Oukje van Merle, Daan Middendorp, Debbie Rouw, Iris Tol, Josine Vos, Dave Murray-Rust, Rocio von Jungenfeld, Morten Winther

1. Atmo The spheres on the floor portray characters from the storybook with light and localized sound. Atmo is an interactive environment developed for an oncology hospital. It gives children the experience of physically entering the fantastic world of bedtime stories. Children can collect a book from the hospital library and place it on a scanning table. Then, the environment transforms specific to the story. Footsteps are registered and trigger story-specific ambient sounds. Story characters begin talking to them from within the light spheres on the floor. Bedtime stories come to life, making the hospital a friendly and exciting place,…




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