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Agent Unicorn w/ Anouk Wipprecht (2016)

Agent Unicorncredit: Vita, Local Androids
Dutch Hi-Tech Fashion Designer Anouk Wipprecht combines fashion and technology in curious and exceptional ways, e.g. by creates moving and adaptive couture by means of sensorics and robotics. For the SPARKS residency at the Ars Electonica Futurelab in 2016, she created Agent Unicorn, a head-worn device targeted for children suffering ADHD or autism. The incorporated Brain-Computer-Interface tracks brain activity in realtime and triggers recordings via an embedded RGBD camera, which are taken for self- and professional behavior analysis. Context: SPARKS artist in residency at Ars Electronica Futurelab Contribution: implementation of capture and video streaming solution via Intel RealSense for computing device with limited computing capability Credits: Anouk Wipprecht, Claudia Schnugg, g.tec, Intel, Ars Electonica Futurelab, Barmherzige BrĂ¼der Linz


Anouk Wipprecht webpage Ars Electronica Blog Interview on g.tech Agent Unicorn exhibition at the Ars Electonica Center

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