Chromadepth stereo viewer

Arduino Craft & Design
Chromadepth stereo viewer


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

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