Starfield by lab212 is a very cool project that allows you to swing through the stars…sort of:
Starfield is an installation where a swing is used to create a large interactive starry sky. With a Kinect installed behind the swing and a video projector, the software creates a galaxy of stars in which the user wanders with the rhythm of his swing. Created with openFrameworks, the application allows to configure almost any type of swing. With anaglyph glasses, a 3D mode gives an even more immerse experience.
If you’re anything like me, you are already wondering how you could have one of your own. Well, there is good news for anybody with extra space and sturdy ceilings. Lab212 is making all of their project files available to the public in the coming weeks.