Archive for the 'Flash' Category

Regular Expressions In Flash

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Flash CS3’s addition of regular expressions gives you tons of control over your text in flash. For anyone who has experience with regexp this will seem trivial but for those just starting out I hope this example will prove useful. The example is for processing specific data out of an HTML page because there isn’t […]

Distance in Wiiflash, Head Tracking Now Possible in Flash.

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

Inspired by Jonny Lee’s head tracking video, I decided to see what it would take to get it working in flash. 4 hours later I got a dirty implementation working with Wiiflash. I haven’t tested this for accuracy but it works well enough to mess about with. Tyler Egeto, one of my students in Digital […]

Multi-touch window test

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Here is a quick time-lapse video showing a large DI multi-touch window test. This screen is about 1m square. Drafting mylar is being used for the projection surface. DI Multi-touch Window Test from Brett Forsyth on Vimeo.

Speaking at FITC 08 in Toronto

Friday, November 30th, 2007

It’s official, I will be presenting at FITC ’08. This will be a great opportunity to show off the work we have been doing at VFS with multi-touch interfaces (Being in April we will even have some stuff to show). I have been silent about the multi-touch lately, not because it isn’t progressing, but I […]


Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

I have been working with Arduino lately. I must say it has made me really excited about technology again. There is something about creating physical devices that is more rewarding then always working on virtual projects. Having said that, ever since I started working with Arduino I have wanted to make interfaces for it with […]