Workshop: Getting started with Physical Computing
This workshop is for creative coders, students, media artists and makers who want to learn how to communicate between computers and devices.
Reading data from sensors to control lights and motors connected to a computer via an Arduino, is a breeze if you know how to. The same is true for working with data transfer protocols like OSC, MIDI, MQTT and DMX/ArtNet.
Learn all this without the need to write any code, by using the visual programming environment vvvv.
What the vvvv?
vvvv is a visual programming environment that allows you to realize ideas quickly without the need to write any code. But if you want, you can also write C# code for it and use any .NET library with it! To give you an idea of the areas vvvv can be helpful in, here is a list of buzz words vvvv is often associated with:
- Generative Design
- Interaction Design
- Data Visualization
- Computer Vision
- Rapid Prototyping
- Physical Computing
- Projection Mapping
- Show Control
You will learn how to:
- Work with the visual programming environment vvvv (gamma)
- Talk to sensors and motors with an Arduino using Firmata
- Send and receive data via OSC
- Use DMX/ArtNet to control lights
- Use MIDI to talk to musical devices
- Dive into IOT using MQTT
– Bring a Windows laptop
– Bring a 3 button mouse
– No prior knowledge of vvvv needed
Brüll & Kraus
The workshops goes from 10:00 am to 5pm, with a 1 hour lunch break.
For each of the workshops we take a maximum of 10 participants.
The workshop takes place if we have 5 or more participants.
The workshop languages is English.
80€ for individuals
160€ if payed by a company,
320€ if payed by a larger corporation.
Have a good reason to visit this course for free? Get in touch!
Artist, Creative Coder, Designer, Developer, Media Designer, Researcher, Software Developer, Technologist
Curator Educational Program, Workshop Host
Artist, Creative Coder, Educator