Inspired by carnivorous plants, vertebrates and octopus tentacles, a botanical armour covers the upper surface of Kelly's arm.
It connects to an alien structure beneath the skin: 26 individual vertebrae allow the movements of The Vine to be subtle and organic as it curves and curls around objects.
Kelly's precise control of the vertebrae is enabled by the four geared motors within the design, which she controls with her feet -- more specifically her big toes. With four force sensors imbedded in her shoes, Kelly can individually flex the four independently controlled sections, or combine two at a time, to create dynamic 'S' curves that can hold objects while reacting in real-time to Kelly's movements.
The lack of video of it in action is a dramatic oversight.
Previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously.
I uploaded a Mac System 3 disk image
to the Internet Archive, and so now you can run the original Mac 128k version of Dali Clock
Apparently George Carlin narrated Thomas the Tank Engine -- this is a true thing that actually happened -- and someone has fixed it.
A video in this post has disappeared. If you know of an accessible version of this video (search)
, please mail me
so that I can update this post.