installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals
aug 16, 2012
installation transmits tweets into morse code light signals



‘morse code light signal installation transmitted by twitter’ by kostantinos frantzis, ana catharina marques and markus schmeiduch

copenhagen-based students kostantinos frantzis, ana catharina marques and markus schmeiduch from CIID have conceived a
‘morse code light signal installation’ that transmits messages received from twitter. the project interactively connects two copenhagen
harbours through the application of old maritime communication, by integrating a modern interpretation of message distribution
through social media. using antique signal lamps and iPads, the intervention showcases traditional marine culture in the danish
town by re-contexualizing information exchange. the set-up incorporates arduino, where an interface decodes information and
translates them onto two twitter accounts on both sides of the harbour, where users can freely network to broadcast their messages.

 


morse code light signal transmission in copenhagen



morse code light signals transmitted in daylight


video demonstation


installation overview



metal engraved morse code reference



installation prototype



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