A big fan of stereoscopic imaging, Matti heavily modded a viewmaster – adding an Arduino board, accelerometer, bluetooth and some buttons. The result is an interactive animation viewer using color-based chromadepth technique for 3D –
The Arduino sends the sensor data and the button states wirelessly via bluetooth to my computer. The information is parsed in Max/MSP, which in turn sends the data as OSC packets to Animata (my favourite software at the moment). Animata then animates everything in real-time and handles the hiding/revealing of different layers.
Definitely a unique functionality, the demonstration video sheds some light –
Read on for more details – Mickey Mann