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E Ink

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

Book Chapter

...Electronic paper, manufactured by E Ink Corp, which uses a proprietary material that can be used for electronic displays such as e-book devices. An electronic display is formed by printing the ink on to a sheet of plastic film...

UniVibe

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The UniVibe is an electronic signal processor designed for use with amplified musical instruments, in particular the electric guitar. Originally designed by Fumio Mieda (b.1940) for the Japanese company Shin Ei in 1966/67, the device...

EPS

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

Book Chapter

...An electronic file format used for storing graphics. EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) defines objects mathematically, which means they can be rescaled with smooth edges (no jaggies) and without loss of detail–an important consideration when...

Feedback Systems

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...A feedback system is formed by two or more systems that each control the other system’s dynamics. An example of such a system would be a thermostat coupled with a heater. The thermostat compares the desired temperature to the actual...

Theremin

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The theremin is an electronic musical instrument developed in Russia in 1919 by Lev Segeyevich Termen (anglicized version: Leon Theremin) based upon certain properties of heterodyne radio circuitry and originally upon thermionic valve...

Scanner

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...A scanner could also be used as a creative tool as it can produce interesting effects. The scanned celery above has an altered colour and produces a result that is different from a traditional photograph.An external electronic device...

Design Noir

Anthony Dunne

Anthony Dunne is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry and a Fellow of the Graduate Institute for Design Ethnography and Social Thought at The New School, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fiona Raby

Fiona Raby is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry and a Fellow of the Graduate Institute for Design Ethnography and Social Thought at The New School, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Noir : The Secret Life of Electronic Objects

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

Small Screen

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

Book Chapter

...A DIGITAL SCREEN ON A HAND-HELD DEVICE SUCH AS A DIGITAL CAMERA, MOBILE TELEPHONE, MP3 PLAYER OR OTHER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT. DESIGNING FOR A SMALL SCREEN TYPICALLY CALLS FOR GREATER SIMPLICITY TO AID READABILITY, WITH FEWER COLOURS USED...

Wearable Technologies

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Wearable technologies are any type of electronic equipment that can be worn on the body as an accessory or integrated into a garment. The devices may be placed on the head, the ears, the eyes, the torso, the arms, or the wrists...

BioWare (1995–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Canadian video game development company founded by three medical school graduates in 1995, heavily influential in the role-playing game (RPG) genre, BioWare launched multiple popular game titles including Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights...