DrawLight: Learning Colors by Creating Physically Interactive and Immersive Lighting

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In this paper, we present DrawLight, a physically interactive and immersive lighting system aimed at young children, ages two to six, to help them learn colors and immerse themselves into their imaginary colorful environment by creating correspondent ambient lighting through their former paintings and colorful objects combination. As the same time as children are drawing colorful pictures, playing with colorful objects, or hanging painting somewhere inside the space, specially designed ambient lights will change to the correspond color mode. DrawLight invites children to explore the transformation from concrete colorful painting and physical objects into abstract ambient lighting, which gives children an immersive impression about the color effect. General terms: Children, painting, colorful physical objects, color learning, creating interactive and immersive lighting

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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1443-1445

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.121-126.1443

Citation:

F. T. Ying et al., "DrawLight: Learning Colors by Creating Physically Interactive and Immersive Lighting", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 121-126, pp. 1443-1445, 2012

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October 2011

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