Tag: Mechatronics

The Pantheon

The Pantheon is a mechatronic art system which evolved out of an adaptation of the servers and hardware used by the music technology department at CalArts to control the mechatronic instruments residing in the Machine Lab. The Pantheon is structured to be modular, flexible, and easy to learn. Server The Pantheon server is written in…

No Humans Allowed

No Humans Allowed is a collection of installations and performances that is an ongoing exploration in the design of mechatronic personalities and unconventional human-robot interaction modalities. No Humans Allowed is a multi-stage meta project that first consists of building a group mechatronic personalities. The second stage consists of performances with the mechatronic personalities while the final stage…

Computer Music

Computer Music is a mechatronic ensemble of floppy disk drives (FDD), hard disk drives (HDD), stepper motors, and Compact Disk Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) drives which are controlled by a MacBook Pro through four Arduino microcontrollers. The pitched FDDs and CDROMs are amplified using single-coil guitar pickups. The HDD spindles continuously spin creating a source of…