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Stereoscope Documentation Video

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We somehow failed to officially publish the documentation video for our recent Stereoscope project. Mea culpa. But here it is:

The video is also available for direct download in iPod/iPhone and HD 720p versions at our Project Videos section.

Blinkenlights goes Twitter

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We are now also present in the Twitterverse: twitter.com/blinkenlights.

Blinkenlights @ Küchenradio

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I had the opportunity to tell our story at this week's edition of Küchenradio, a german podcast.

Stereoscope wins Nuit Blanche People's Choice Award

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Project Blinkenlights has won the People's Choice Award of the Nuit Blanche 2008 in Toronto. As the name implies, the price was awarded by the people who voted for their favorite project on the sponsor's project page instead of a jury.

The Blinkenlights is very happy about this award as it proves we have been able to reach out to the public and let them enjoy our installation in a very unique way. A big thank you to everybody who voted for us.

Blinkenlights Tech Talk in Toronto this tuesday

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While we are busy dismantling Stereoscope we'll still find the time for another small event: we are going to do an informal presentation of the technology developed for and used by our light installation this tuesday at 8pm at the hacklab.to.

We are going to explain how everything worked and kind of technology we had to invent to make this al happen. We would be happen if you join. The hacklab.to is located in Kensington Market at 170a Baldwin Street (above Graffiti pub).

Blinkenlights Symphony: the music

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You can now download the music of the Blinkenlights Symphony by the german artists Kraftfuttermischwerk that they composed especially for Project Blinkenlights. The music is available under a Creative Commons license and can be copied and used freely (excluding commercial use).

UPDATE: the link pointed to the wrong file initially. This has been fixed now. Please try again. Sorry for the confusion.

Thank you, Toronto

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Blinkenlights Stereoscope is over now. Thank you Toronto for giving us the opportunity to present our work here. It has been a great experience and we think Toronto is a town that is more than worth the effort. We have had a good time here and the response of the people has been great.

We are now busy dismantling the installation which will done end of the week. We'll head home then and we appreciate the good time we had.

Stereoscope Photo Gallery on flickr

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In addition to a of photos and videos of Stereoscope you can find on the web right now (preferrably using the recommended tags), we have also set up a collection of our own photography for you to browse.

If you have photos of Blinkenlights up on flickr as well, you join the Blinkenlights flickr group and post your photos there.

The final night

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Tonight is going to be the last night of Stereoscope in Toronto. So enjoy our animations and games for the last time before we start dismantling the installation on Sunday.

We hope you all enjoyed our piece in the recent week and we would love to hear from: drop a comment here or write us an e-mail about how you experienced Stereoscope. Any kind of feedback is welcome.

Stereoscope Simulator for iPhone updated

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When you check for application updates on your iPhone you might notice that there is a small update for the Stereoscope Simulator for the iPhone available now. Not much has changed though. The application can now display announcements on startup and matches the the functionality of the Mac application.

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