The Technology

Table & Inputs

The table design was crucial to the project. We designed a custom table to house the projector and equipment. More info »


The hardware, which detects the movement of the sensors, comprises a small microcontroller called a BasicX chip. It interprets signals from 6 custom built rotation sensors, converting the signals into a figure that affects the velocity of the balloon in a given direction. More info »


The game software was written in Macromedia Director. Director was chosen due to the flexibility and power of the development platform. A serial Xtra was required for communication with the microcontroller. More info »