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Armed Forces Workshop // August 2-3

Somewhere Something

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Armed Forces Workshop // August 2-3

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The workshop 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

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When & Where

Somewhere Something
2558 N San Fernando Rd
Studio A8
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Somewhere Something is a design, fabrication and education collaboration between men, women and machines located in a converted warehouse on the Eastside of Los Angeles.

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