The IxD Lab is a place where we build ideas. It is a space for working with research questions that demands physical explorations into new forms of interaction and into new material and computational expressions.
The IxD Lab is open to any researcher at the ITU who is looking to build stuff as part of their research. The lab also hosts a variety of in-house and external events as means to exchange knowledge of new technologies and forms of interaction.
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Magnetic Silicone is a composite of Iron Oxide and EcoFlex 00-30 Moulding Silicone.
Like the best things in life, this exploration came about by chance.
This material was discovered in the process of attempting to make soft iron cores for flexible electromagnets. The short video shows how different arrangements of the material reacts to permanent magnetic actuation.