Technical specifications

At the present time I only know two technologies able to interact with sensors and variable font axes (please write me if you some else). Sure there are more to come, but in the mean time… One is through the font-variation-settings CSS propriety and the another one is through the fontVariations Drawbot (Python) propriety. To […]

Advanced model cases

The model has been created with a broad level of abstraction and sufficient flexibility to allow it to be applied in multiple interactive projects. The options are infinite and it is up to the designers to apply an adequate logic to their purposes. On the following figures I show more variations of the model using […]

Basic model example

In this case it has been developed a basic graphic interface that shows wind speed and direction in a more significant way through variable fonts. Two kind of data recorded by the sensors have been used, wind direction and speed, applied to a single variable font axis, slant. The purpose is to show how variable […]

Architecture flow

Enlarge image > ¹ In the basic model only one sensor, one font and one axis are considered to facilitate comprehension. However, several sensors, fonts and axes can be combined to make the projects more complex. ² The axes depend on the selected font. ³ The Normalizing function allows us to establish a relationship between […]

Sensor Variable Font model

This project presents a model that sets the groundwork for establishing a significant relationship between variable fonts and its application in graphical interfaces from data collected by different sensors. The intention is to give to graphic interfaces a connoted meaning that can be translated into more significant experiences for their users. First the needs of […]

Prototype Nº4. Sound sensor applied to the expressive capabilities of typography on a large format screen

The fourth prototype developed proposes an application of variable typography more focused on sensations. Specifically, the music of a concert is related to the typography projected on the screen of the stage. On the one hand the elements would be the sound sensor that records the frequency of the music with values between 7 and […]

Prototype Nº3. Temperature and water sensor applied to the weight of the typography in an interactive informative panel

The third prototype aims to explore the relationship between sensors that detect climatological phenomena and the expressive capacities of typography in the public space of cities. For this purpose, a temperature and water level sensor (simulating a rain sensor) has been used in a electronic billboard or more commonly known in Spain as mupi. On […]