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[post_title] => dotanco 2nd model [post_excerpt] => Historically speaking, stamps were used as a symbol of strength in ancient times. In medieval times a function as a symbol of individuals was added. Nowadays stamps are used in various scenes; a stamp for a passport is one of the good examples. The role of stamps, therefore, have transformed from the symbolic role to the functional one, where documents are accepted once their marks coincide. Also stamps have a function as entertainment. Children draw pictures, and make them stamps for New Year’s cards or greeting cards. As you see, the roles of stamps are nowadays recognized in our society. Though stamps are very useful, making their design requires a good skill. Also it is necessary to have various kinds of design to have a stamp-based product. Even though dial- or roller-based stamps can produce several printing patterns, they are limited in terms of picture patterns. On the other hand, stamps created by printing machines have developed and got sophisticated at a surprising speed with advanced technology. However, they have a design-related problem because of the functionality in stamps and printers. Recently advanced technology in the field of information-related equipment has expanded into the mobile terminal device including smart phones, which often have a high quality camera. As a result, it has become much easier to exchange data as Wifi infrastructure has been improved. With such sophisticated devices as Arduino, Processing and 3Dprinter, this project is implemented by incorporating the technology of personal fabrication. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => dotanco-2nd-model [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2014-02-28 12:21:07 [post_modified_gmt] => 2014-02-28 11:21:07 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.designboom.com/project/dotanco-2nd-model/ [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => project [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [sfac] => 93425 [SocialURL] => https://www.designboom.com/project/dotanco-2nd-model/ [type] => 0 [IMAGE] => https://www.designboom.com/wp-content/compsub/340046/2013-01-01/thumb_2_1357043577_c81e728d9d4c2f636f067f89cc14862c.jpg [IMAGE_FULLSCREEN] => [IMAGE_HEADER] => [VIDEO_FULLSCREEN] => [THUMB] => https://www.designboom.com/wp-content/compsub/340046/2013-01-01/thumb_1_1357043577_c4ca4238a0b923820dcc509a6f75849b.jpg [THUMB_MOBILE] => [ICON_LINK] => https://www.designboom.com/wp-content/compsub/340046/2013-01-01/img_1_1357043577_c4ca4238a0b923820dcc509a6f75849b.jpg [SHORT_TITLE] => dotanco 2nd model [THUMB_VIDEO] => [THUMB_VIDEO_PREVIEW] => [REDIRECT] => [nrvisite] => 15000 [firstimage] => https://www.designboom.com/wp-content/compsub/340046/2013-01-01/img_1_1357043577_c4ca4238a0b923820dcc509a6f75849b.jpg [caption] => [nickname] => Hirokazu Kawana [post_date2] => 03.01.13 [raw_post_date] => Jan 03, 2013 [nomecategory] => LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2012 [idcat] => [contentno1img] =>


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Dotanco is a kind of communication product which controls stamp patterns digitally so that the
product can facilitate interactive communication. With this product users make stamp patterns by
using a stamp software; they can arrange stamp patterns as they wish.

In this project an electronically controlled pattern changing ink stamp device ”dotanco” is proposed. ”dotanco” changes its stamp pattern through the use of software. When the user inputs data through a GUI, the stamp pattern of the stamp device changes by computerized control, and can change from one pattern to the next. Until now, stamp faces were static, and the patterns of stamps did not change. The proposed ”Dotanco” in this project allows users to output different stamp patterns of their choice repeatedly. The mobility of stamps also allow users to stamp in places of their choice. In this project, a stamp was used as a motif for the development of the device and software. By being able to control the stamp pattern through computerized control, a time axis was added to the stamp, making it possible to augment the once static stamp, adding more interactions and making it present more information.
Also, by computerized control of the stamp pattern, AR markers can be created, making it possible for the stamp device to be used as an interface for augmented reality.

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dotanco 2nd model

dotanco 2nd model by Hirokazu Kawana from japan

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Dotanco is a kind of communication product which controls stamp patterns digitally so that the
product can facilitate interactive communication. With this product users make stamp patterns by
using a stamp software; they can arrange stamp patterns as they wish.

In this project an electronically controlled pattern changing ink stamp device ”dotanco” is proposed. ”dotanco” changes its stamp pattern through the use of software. When the user inputs data through a GUI, the stamp pattern of the stamp device changes by computerized control, and can change from one pattern to the next. Until now, stamp faces were static, and the patterns of stamps did not change. The proposed ”Dotanco” in this project allows users to output different stamp patterns of their choice repeatedly. The mobility of stamps also allow users to stamp in places of their choice. In this project, a stamp was used as a motif for the development of the device and software. By being able to control the stamp pattern through computerized control, a time axis was added to the stamp, making it possible to augment the once static stamp, adding more interactions and making it present more information.
Also, by computerized control of the stamp pattern, AR markers can be created, making it possible for the stamp device to be used as an interface for augmented reality.


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