miércoles, 22 de octubre de 2008

NIKVision, Tangible Desktop

NIKvision used with transparent table:

Camera is under the table, so children can play with the tangible toys with no occluding the markers below the toy:

martes, 14 de octubre de 2008

NIKVision. October 2008

NIKVision is a tangible videoconsole that I'm developing in GIGA group at Zaragoza University.

It's designed for kids, and played with their tradicional toys.

Three games at this moment can be played:

Farmer game:

This game is designed to use in a transparent table. The farmer is autonomous and intented to help the child and transmit pedagogical content during the game.

Pick Butterflies
It's designed for two kids. Each one move his phidget, and the animal in TV moves equally. Their have to collect butterflies. Their have to run on the ground to to go near new butterflies.
So, they hace to compite - colaborate in the game.


It's the classic game, but you can configure the board before the game: