16 July 2005, 13:07 by mark hoekstra

geek graffiti analysis

I’m not quite sure I understand it all… but it’s good stuff

About Graffiti Analysis

makes visible the unseen movements of graffiti writers in the creation of a tag. Motion tracking, computer vision technology and a custom C++ application are used to record and analyze a graffiti writer’s pen movement over time. These gestures are processed and used to produce algorithmically generated digital projections which appear at night in motion on the surfaces of buildings in New York City.

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Graffiti Analysis

Geek Graffiti – linklist (and check out this guy’s LED belt buckle!)

...and his blog


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  1. Axel Thiel @ 31 July 2005, 11:18 :

    in case of interest on facts and background,from 300 years of graffiti-research development,find it on my url

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