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VA is for all lovers

Prototyping + Design
    This interactive heart brings people together.

    ...

    The ask: Build something interactive that ties into social networks. We felt that this heart would work well with the flux of LGBT rights movements and growing progressive nature of Richmond, VA.

    Goal. Get smiles from interactions

    The Solution

    We built a heart that comes to life with music and bubbles when two people make contact. At that point, it takes a photograph which is sent to a microsite and social networks.

    VA for All Installation
    VA for All Infographic
    VA for All Microsite
    The Role

    I worked on the concept development and digital & physical computing. After building the electronics with a series of micro-controllers I linked the physical interactions to trigger automated social sharing programs. Then, I put it all on Instructables. I like sharing.

    Tools

    Physical Computing

    Arduino

    Digital Computing

    HTML/CSS/Javascript

    Design

    AdobeCS/C4D

    Magic

    Photo+Music+Bubbles
    BFGoodrich Testing
    Arduino
    Paper Prototyping Model 3D printed
    DC Circuitry
    Video
    Code