Merging the Physical and Digital Properties to Achieve Inter-Material Interaction

Sheng Kai Tang, Yusuke Sekikawa, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii
Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab


In this project, we create a system that can record and reconstruct the movement of a physical ball and represent it on a 2.5D shape display. Through this, we are going to discover the potential of inter-material interaction by merging the physical and digital properties of objects.