Archive for the ‘Interactive Musical Tire Swing’ Category

Videos from Maker Faire 2012

How does it work? Find out more in the Tire Swing Poster more videos at https://vimeo.com/user10860035/videos

Maker Faire Electronics Setup

We are using the following setup for the Musical Tire Swing at the Maker Faire: iPhone + Redpark Serial Cable to Arduino. The iPhone contains a gyrometer an accelerometer. We wrote an app in openFrameworks to handle all music. The Redpak serial cable connects to the 2 led strips that flash lights when the rider […]

Illumination Village Party Photos!

Here are some photos of the tire swing from the Illumination Village party! Preshow quiet setup. Child on Tire swing. Blurred Tire swing in action. We had a fun whirl with it. More Photos from the event can be found here (courtesy Christine Rosakranse) and here (courtesy Lorah Gross) For this setup we wrote an […]

Quick update on electronics for the swing

Here is an update on bluetooth wifi setup. The following image shows the setup we have improved upon since our Startup Weekend post. The bottom rectangle represents the electronics installed inside of the Tire and is battery powered. The top rectangle represents electronics and speakers outside of the tire and is 120AC powered. In the […]