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PS3 Eye microscope hack – instruction video coming soon…

coming soon… The text based instruction has been published earlier on this site. Sample video instruction – test Credits Hack and Script: dusjagr Camera and Inspirations: Ste/M Tardi Explorer: Stahl Hack development: Alejo Duque, Urs Gaudenz and many workshop participants Further links Sample Video from the Tardi Explorer

Workshops in Zürich

More detailed information see the hackteria wiki Hackteria DIY Microscopy | Sa & So 12/13 February, 11h – 18h, MechArtLab Zürich Overview/Einführung Through a simple hack, every webcam can be turned into a useful digital microscope, allowing the magnified observation of life forms, analysis of biological motion and form, as well as audio-visual interpretations for […]

Hackteria Video Interview published DVD

Video produced by Migros Kulturprozent and Christoph Merian Verlag for the DVD publication “Digital Culture and Media Art from Switzerland – Edition 2010”. You can find the full publication on digital brainstorming. Link to Video

PS3 Eye DIY microscopy hack

Easy modification of a Playstation 3 Eye, high-speed camera, optimized for low-lighting and motion detection. Thanks to Alejo Duque for coming up with the idea and prototyping the setup. Step 1 – Open it up, f**k warrany Use a small screw driver and open up the case of the PS3eye. The screws are hidden under […]

More hacks on the PS3 Eye and Haemocytometer at cellsbutton#04

Together with Akbar, microbiologist and DIY wine fermentation-guru from the agriculture faculty in Gadjah Mada University (UGM) , we have been working on modifying an old microsopy stage, they had lying around in the lab. We removed a lot of the old optical parts, and ended up, mounting the hacked PS3 Eye on the lower […]

Hackteria talk @ Indonesia Bricolabs

During cellsbutton#04, i was invited for a presentation about the recent developments in the hackteria project. The session was from the Indonesia Bricolabs, innovator presentations, with a radio stream that was followed by several Brico-members in Taganga, Columbia. The session could be followed in IRC chat for Bricolabs. I presented a talk about “Hackability of […]