I’ve been able to access the public twitter stream using the Twitter4j library, and filter the results by geolocation.
The map will be projected onto the floor of the gallery space. As viewers walk over the projection, a Kinect camera installed above will detect their presence and trigger the program to draw a pulsing circle beneath their feet.
I plan on using Processing, a java based programming language, to create a real time, visual representation of localized trending topics and tweet density within the city of Vancouver. This visualization is intended to be used as an interactive web app.
Jer Thorp – Just Landed If San Francisco Crime were Elevation – Doug McCune 3 Days of Geotagged Tweets – Chris Whong
Wordmark for Blurred Lines, an Expressive 2014 Art Exhibition held at the Concourse Gallery at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
The following diagrams provide loose instructions on how to build a Reactable interactive tabletop. These drawings are based on the ones found here, but are altered to accommodate my projectors minimum projection distance. This Reactable follows this TUIO / ReacTIVision model using tangible fiducials: This structure is designed to accommodate the BenQ W770St projector.