Physical Computing

Digital Voice Display

Digital Voice Display

In this digital age, we are used to express ourselves through social networks and text messages in digital forms. For this project, I wanted to create a metaphor of our digital voice online. Digital Voice Display is a device that a person can wear on his or her head as a visual display of what…

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The Artificial Hair Garment

The Artificial Hair Garment

The clothes and garments we use are a reflection of our personalities. In order to live in a society we dress and change attires every day first and foremost to protect ourselves from the elements and also in order to make a statement in front of society. What we wear -wether we like it or…

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I’m Watching

I’m Watching

Biking could be dangerous, especially facing irresponsible drivers. So I have attached an virtue eye on the back of my helmet to “watch” who is behind me. The animation is displayed on LOLShield and programed with Arduino. \ I’m Watching from Yuchen Zhang on Vimeo.

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Mario Alarm Clock

Mario Alarm Clock

This is a simple alarm clock when the day light is strong enough to trigger the Arduino to play Mario theme song. Mario Alarm Clock from Yuchen Zhang on Vimeo. Below is my code: #include “pitches.h” int speaker = 11; int sensor = A0; int sensorValue = 0; int melody[] = { NOTE_E7, NOTE_E7,0,NOTE_E7,0, NOTE_C7,…

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Why Do We Create Anything?

Why Do We Create Anything?

During my senior year in college, I did a presentation of the Japanese art group Maywa Denki to my fellow graphic design classmates. I think that was a little strange for them to see from all the other fancy packaging or print design presentations. However, now the dots are connected. I have created my first…

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