silke hilsing: impress flexible display silke hilsing: impress flexible display
mar 24, 2010

silke hilsing: impress flexible display

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impress is a flexible display created by german designer silke hilsing that enables touch interactivity with feedback. the display uses arduino and processing to run sensors sandwiched in between pieces of foam. when the user touches down on the foam, they trigger the sensors which in turn communicate with an overhead projector. the motivation behind the project was to remove the technical stiffness from touch screens, bring the technology closer to the user by making it more human. unlike a regular touch screen, impress also measures the intensity of the pressure. the user can pres slightly for a small reaction or press down firmly to trigger more intense reactions. hilsing also laid out four scenarios for the screen including 3D modeling, 3D galleries, music creation and news reading.

http://www.silkehilsing.de/impress

image: silke hilsing

image: silke hilsing

image: silke hilsing

image: silke hilsing

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