[EEG] Any interest in pinball workshop?

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 11:19:00 PST 2010


Actually the only thing that I found challenging is that you need to
be able to hit both paddles in quick succession.  Not sure how they
implemented it.  I'm sure there's a reasonable approach.

-K

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:14, Andreas Stadler <rain at meta-mind.de> wrote:
> EEG pinball is really a great idea!
>
> and should be totally doable with openeeg hardware.
>
> since it probably needs only two distinct brainwave pattern recognitions,
> it would be perfect for an easy to build, and easy to hack, relativly simple
> interactive art eeg brainwave installation.
>
> with two eeg headsets a further step could be
> a custom pinball multiplayer table,
> where players compete for control over [multiple] balls and multiple targets.
>
> perfect for training of timed precise brainwave control.
>
> I was going to do it with a software pinball game,
> but having a real art installation pinball table would be a fun alternative.
>
> I'm looking forward on working on this at Noisebridge.
> Current projections estimate my physical presence at Noisebridge in early April.
>
>
> discordian greetings
> ~Andreas | www.meta-mind.de
>
>
>
>
> Kelly wrote:
>  > The sensebridge/EEG contingent has been recently giggling over this
>  > EEG-controlled pinball apparatus:
>  >
> http://io9.com/5484135/is-there-some-way-to-be-a-telekinetic-pinball-wizard-without-looking-demented/gallery/
>  > (he's a pinball wizard!)
>  >
>  > And we got to talking...
>  >
>  > Pinball is generally speaking, fairly awesome, and it includes a lot
>  > of the blinky lights and circuitry we're already familiar with.  Would
>  > anyone be interested in a workshop on building / fixing / hacking
>  > pinball machines?
>  >
>  > I have some connections (my dad is one of these guys
>  > http://www.pacificpinball.org/), and could probably coordinate a
>  > fairly elaborate event.  Additionally, this could possibly result in
>  > donated machine parts to play with / assemble into a working machine.
>  >
>  > So, is that something people would be into?
>  >
>  > -Kelly
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