List of Physical Visualizations
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2020 – Venous Materials



A team of researchers at the MIT Media Lab developed physical user interfaces based on fluidic channels that can interactively respond to mechanical inputs from the user, without any electrical power. Above, line charts that are activated and animated by pressure input.

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Source: Hila Mor, Yu Tianyu, Ken Nakagaki, Benjamin Harvey Miller, Yichen Jia, and Hiroshi Ishii (2020) Venous Materials: Towards interactive, fluidic mechanism.

Added by: Pierre Dragicevic. Category: Enabling technology  Tags: fluidic channels, mechanical interaction, physical computation