Week 5 Progress Report – Fiona and Gia

final mold design gesture detection We first found the thresholds for the four directions (left, right, forward, back) through trial and error and created conditions in the main loop to check for changes in the x, y, and z values that crossed these thresholds. We took inspiration for the algorithm from this paper: https://www.irjmets.com/uploadedfiles/paper/volume3/issue_2_february_2021/6052/1628083249.pdf Then,
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Exercise: Infusing Art with Technology – Gia

Artistic Intent: The intent is to slow individuals of bustling New York to stop and pay attention to their environment and specifically the flower instillation. It’s interactive so people can also play and experiment with the movement of the flowers and experience its “choreography.” New Intent with Soft Tech: Since this installation is inspired so
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Soft Robotics in Design and Art

https://tangible.media.mit.edu/project/cilllia This project came out of the Tangible Media Group at MIT. They designed 3D printable hair and created a program that can easily design and print the hair without using additional CAD. In the videos, they showed many applications that they designed for the hair material. They demonstrated that you can use this technology
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Peer Review

Reviewer: Gia Marino Soft Electrohydraulic Actuators for Origami Inspired Shape-Changing Interfaces Purnendu, Eric Acome, Christoph Keplinger, Mark D Gross, Carson Bruns, and Daniel Leithinger. 2021. Soft Electrohydraulic Actuators for Origami Inspired Shape-Changing Interfaces. In Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’21). Association for Computing Machinery, New
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Lateral Literature Search

Source paper: Sun YC, Effati M, Naguib HE, Nejat G. SoftSAR: The New Softer Side of Socially Assistive Robots-Soft Robotics with Social Human-Robot Interaction Skills. Sensors (Basel). 2022 Dec 30;23(1):432. doi: 10.3390/s23010432. Root Paper: Laschi, Cecilia, Barbara Mazzolai, and Matteo Cianchetti. “Soft robotics: Technologies and systems pushing the boundaries of robot abilities.”¬†Science robotics¬†1.1 (2016): eaah3690.
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