Category Archives: Physical Computing

Chrome Web Lab

Web Lab is a groundbreaking, year-long exhibition, featuring a series of interactive Chrome Experiments that bring the extraordinary workings of the internet to life. Google Creative Lab and Tellart created the concept of the Web Lab–from the user-experience as an integrated online and onsite experience, to its science museum context and audience, to the optical [...]

Chrome Web Lab by Google & Tellart

Web Lab Experiments Open Sourced

It’s bittersweet for us to know that this is the last weekend of the Chrome Web Lab.

Although the first part of Web Lab’s existence is coming to an end, we are elated to reveal the next chapter in Web Lab’s evolution: the open sourcing of code and hardware for some of Web Lab’s most popular activities.

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Brian & Jasper Explain Technology Behind Web Lab

Alongside Google, Tellart’s Brian Hinch and Jasper Speicher sat down to give some behind-the-scenes information on the technology and strategy behind each Web Lab experiment.  Check out each of the short videos after the jump.

Jasper Speicher, Web Lab

SoundAffects NYC

A ten-day audio experiment that listened to more than just the audible noise of a New York City street corner, SoundAffects took the form of a wall on the corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street that collected data input including temperature readings, color analysis of video feeds, precipitation measurements, noise levels, cellular phone activity/interference, [...]

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The Love Song Machine

For Valentine’s Day, Tellart launched the Love Song Machine–a brightly colored octave of mechanically played physical bells connected to a web-based music composition interface. Players either selected a popular love song from a menu, or used a drag and drop composition interface to submit a song, and then watched as their songs were played out [...]

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Iditarod {a.k.a. the Dog Lamp}

Once every seven years, Stefan Sagmeister takes a legendary sabbatical to the Sagmeister Experimental Outcamp (Bali, Indonesia), during which he explores personal design projects. Sagmeister Inc. came to us to make their dog lamp ambulatory, and we we of course obliged.

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Tellart Workshops, Lectures, Teaching

As industry experts in design for emerging technologies, we are frequently called on to lead workshops, teach courses, and deliver lectures at venues worldwide. Over the last decade we have built a varied library of syllabi and lectures, on topics including Mobile Hacking & Design, Holistic Service Prototyping, Tangible Interactions, Ubiquitous Computing, Experimental GUI Design, [...]

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