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BR41N.IO AT
ARS ELEC­TRO­NICA FESTI­VAL 2017

September 8-9, 2017, POSTCITY Linz, Austria
 

 

Linz, POSTCITYr, photo by Tom Mesic
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLI­GENCE / THE OTHER I
 

This Hackathon will take place during the Ars Electronica Festival 2017 in Linz, Austria. This year's theme is "Artificial Intelligence / The other I".

There are several predefined projects at the hackathon, which the participants can choose to work on. Below the projects are described in detail including hard- and software specifications as well as the number of possible participants for each project. Specific hardware for the projects will be provided, however, software should already be installed on your personal laptop before you come to the hackathon.

Who can participate?

Anyone with interests in BMI, BCI, robotics, AR, VR, machine learning, sensors, human-machine interface systems, control, signal processing, big data, haptics, arts, media arts, design, fashion, and similar areas. Every hackathon participant receives a Festival Pass to all events of the Ars Electronica Festival 2017.

Please register for the hacking/artistic projects until August 15, 2017.

 

HACKING PROJECTS
 

Dream Painting

To use the dream painting app, the user is wearing an unicorn headset while sleeping. When he wakes up, he will get an image created according to his EEG signals.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

Flight Control

It is possible to control a drone with motor imagery. It is possible to move a drone by thinking about left or right hand motion.

soft-/hardware specifications: g.Nautilus, drone
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

‌‌ Unity Games | Avatar Control

It is possible to control a unity based games.

soft-/hardware specifications: g.Nautilus
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
Skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink), Basic graphics programming with Unity

Registration ‌‌

 

e-puck Control

It is possible to control a e-puck with motor imagery by thinking of left or right hand motion.

soft-/hardware specifications: g.Nautilus, e-puck
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

intendiX/extendiX Smart Home

The unicorn is supported by the P300 based spelling application intendiX. It is possible to control home devices such as lamps, radios or television.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn, everyday objects (bring your own objects)
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

Sphero SPRK Control

It is possible to control a Sphero with motor imagery by thinking of left or right hand movement.

soft-/hardware specifications: g.Nautilus, Sphero
participants: 4 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

Camera

It is possible to record videos, while recording EEG with an unicorn amplifier.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn, cameras
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

Connect intendiX w/ Social Media

The unicorn amplifier is supported by the P300 based spelling application intendiX. When connected to Twitter or Facebook, status updated can be written.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

FES Control

It is possible to control a FES using a unicorn amplifier with motor imagery. It is possible to move a FES by thinking about left or right hand motion.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn, FES
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

Orthosis Control

It is possible to control a 3D printed orthosis using a unicorn amplifier with motor imagery. It is possible to move an orthosis by thinking about left or right hand motion.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn, orthesis
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group
Skills: Basic programming skills (Matlab, Simulink)

Registration

 

ARTISTIC PROJECTS
 

intendiX Painting

Create images according to your EEG signals.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group

Registration

 

Use intendiX for Social Media

Use the P300 based spelling application intendiX to update your status on Twitter or Facebook.

soft-/hardware specifications: unicorn
participants: 2 groups, 3-5 people per group

Registration

 

Design Headsets Using 3D Printing

Expand your EEG Headset with your own 3d printed parts. Let them move, light, hold things or simply look nice.

soft-/hardware specifications: 3D printer, 3D freeware
participants: 2 group, 3-5 people per group
Skills: Basic CAD

Registration

 

Design Headsets Using Sewing Machines

Expand your EEG Headset with a hat designed to keep all electrodes in their intended position.

soft-/hardware specifications: sewing machines and material
participants: 10 people

Registration

 

FOR CHILDREN
 

Little BITs of Fun

Kids can join anytime and stay as long as they want to and handicraft their own headsets based on their imagination.

soft-/hardware specifications: none
participants: unlimited

 

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REGISTRATION

Programmers

Dream Painting

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intendiX/extendiX Smart Home

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Connect intendiX w/ Social Media

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Flight Control

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Sphero SPRK Control

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Unity Games | Avatar Control

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Orthosis Control

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e-puck Control

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Artists

intendiX Painting

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Design Headsets Using 3D Printing

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Design Headsets Using Sewing Machines

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Use intendiX for Social Media

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Kids

Little BITs of Fun

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