As part of the GYM JAMS project, Neil worked with Patrick Fenner, Chris Jackson & Jon Spencer to develop OLO, a floating robot games master. OLO was created to explore how floating robots can be used to stimulate participants to engage in experimental movement based activities in gyms and leisure centres. As part of the […]
Labs & Hacks
ReviewerBot wanders around cinema foyers spouting generative reviews of the film about to play. It speaks the most commonly used comments about films so that you don’t have to. Data musician Shelly Knotts and Neil Winterburn won the AND 2015 Hack first place award with ReviewerBot, a protoype developed to explore more interesting human-robot relationships […]
At the 2014 Digital Media Lab at Octopus in Barrow, Neil Winterburn collaborated with Victoria Bradbury to prototype Off Grid Communications in a park in Barrow, Cumbria.
The SuperForager team, Sam Jones, Laura Pullig & Neil Winterburn took part in the Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab at iMal in summer 2014. The programme combined a symposium at which practitioners and researchers presented on issues relating to the creation of digital art for urban spaces and an intense five day lab. The team […]
The Numbers That Matter hack challenged participants to invent new kinds of tech that made an interesting and practical use of open data. Sam Jones, Neil Winterburn and Tim brunsden developed the idea of a new wearable technology that would enable users to sense when they were close to food that could be foraged.
Haunted Hologram Heads are 3d style illusions of floating heads that appear above smartphones and tablets. The illusion makes use of mobile devices to project video onto an upside down, see through plastic pyramid made from acetate. Neil Winterburn developed a new app that splits video footage from a computers webcam, splits it four ways […]