ARDUINO: a Micro-controller with a Mega-potential

MORFOTACTIC ® took part in a Media Lab Gdansk (Poland) workshop on constructing electronic devices. Those devices can be controlled by Arduino – an Open-Source hardware, in the form of a programmable board. This technology can be potentially utilized for multidisciplinary purposes, fusing electronics with artistic/architectural design. For example, we can use Arduino to program the behavior of Interactive Installations, equipped with sensors picking up stimuli from the environment, and actuators responding to those physically.

During the workshop at Media Lab Gdansk we tested the capabilities of Arduino to process digital and analogue signals and transform them into hardware responses (LEDs blinking, speakers jingling and stepper motors rotating), and learned to program the boards with the use of a Processing language-based IDE.

The following photos were taken by Margaret of MORFOTACTIC ®, during the MediaLab Workshop.