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Armed Forces // August 2-3 // Los Angeles

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Armed Forces // August 2-3 // Los Angeles

Time: August 2, 2014 at 12pm to August 3, 2014 at 6pm
Location: 2558 N. San Fernando Rd, StudioA8
Street: 2558 N. San Fernando Rd, StudioA8
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://somewheresomething.com…
Phone: 323.382.8939
Event Type: workshop, los angeles, firefly, multi axis arm, lobster
Organized By: Somewhere Something
Latest Activity: Nov 22, 2015

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Event Description

SomewhereSomething is offering a 2-day workshop that will develop the workflow of motion tracking to machine actuation. Each participant will fabricate and assemble a small prototype of a multi-axis arm, controlled with a variety of sensory inputs. The project will be developed in Grasshopper and Firefly, using the Arduino microcontroller. No previous experience is required.

Workshop overview:

1 – Sensing and Actuating
- Brief Introduction to Grasshopper
- Brief Introduction to Arduino
- Introduction to Firefly

2 – Arm simulation
- Introduction to Vector Math in Grasshopper
- Simulation of the multi-axis Arm

3 – Fabrication
- Brief introduction to laser cutting
- Laser cutting the arm components

4 – Motion Tracking to Actuation
- Introduction to Motion tracking (Kinect, Leap Motion, iPhone)
- Controlling the arm with various motion inputs

Please refer to this link for further information about the workshop series and registration specifics. 

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