Hive 2.0 is an interactive sound sculpture

Makers explore ways to converge new and familiar mediums with artistically technological practices.

Developed by Toronto-based collaborative duo Hopkins Duffield, Hive 2.0 is an interactive sound sculpture comprised of 50 speakers, seven audio channels, an Arduino Uno (ATmega328) and Max 6 / Max For Live. The installation is equipped with a set of ultrasonic sensors, each of which are assigned to an audio channel, that activate audio playback based on the proximity of those its viewers.

Interested in learning more about the project? You can find a detailed log of the build here.

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