Laser Cabinet

Laser Cabinet


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Laser Cabinet

What looks first like a simple wooden piece of furniture is actually filled with lasers, motors and electronics. Press any of the two side buttons and the cabinet starts to buzz, displaying some old fashioned game through its surface in a surprising fashion.

The whole object is an exercise in quick prototyping, created during the workshop “Handcrafted Technology” by Camille Scherrer at HEAD – Geneva. It uses a laser, two mirrors mounted on stepper motors and an arduino as microcontroller.

This project has been on display at the following exhibitions:

Game Gazer, SwissNex, San Francisco, 2013

UCLA Game Art Festival, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2013

Horizon by Venus Patrol, MoCA, Los Angeles, 2013

Lift Conference 2012, CICG, Geneva, 2012

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Khalil Klouche, PhD
An interaction designer and a researcher in human-computer interaction.
My research focuses on the design and evaluation of user interfaces for information exploration.
My background includes design, development and prototyping of playful systems, tangible devices, interactive installations, as well as graphic design and typography.

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, University of Helsinki.
Supervisor: Prof. Giulio Jacucci

Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki.
Supervisor: Prof. Lily Diaz

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