Photo Credit: Interaxon
Bright Ideas: Mind-Control Sound Design
InterAxon: Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, Ontario Pavilion
During the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, visitors to the Ontario Pavilion used their thoughts to control light shows on the CN Tower, Niagara Falls and the Parliament Buildings. InteraXon created Bright Ideas, the world’s largest thought-controlled computing installation, to showcase Ontario’s landmarks and highlight the province’s commitment to technological innovation.

FCS Participation:
·  Producer/Composer of sound design strategies in leading users to become more calm or focused (alpha and beta brainwave activities), to intuitively engage with the interactive platforms
·  Achievement levels for users to choose their preferred audio and visual (lighting) representations
·  Audience participatory system for remixing “Oh Canada” as they “light-up” the Ottawa Parliament building
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