A pair of interactive robotic shoes that are activated by an iPhone application.
SHORT++ explores the possibility of making height an interactive variable
that can be modified in real-time and how it would reshape interaction between people.
The shoes became a real hit!
They were featured at MoMA at the show Talk To Me
The Shoes received a lot of media attention. Here is a selected list of publications:
Watch SHORT++ in action changing my daily life:
With SHORT++ users control their height with a simple finger gesture on a the iPhone screen. And yes there’s a new app. / UP for that:
Here is a close-UP view of the shoes go UP and down:
Here are a few animated scenes envisioning SHORT++ in action:
Studio: Independent Project
Year Completed: 2010