GETTING PHYSICAL OVER IP by Thomas Edwards
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GETTING PHYSICAL OVER IP
The Internet has mainly been about moving text, images, audio, and video around the planet. What about physical interaction? Can we move touch, breath, heat, cold, and pain over the Internet? Yes!!
Thomas Edwards is a technological artist living in Los Angeles, CA. His work seeks to explore the interface between people and electronic machines, often by encouraging true interaction between them.
Edwards was formally trained as an electrical engineer, worked in the Web and Internet streaming media industries, and currently works for a major television network on advanced broadcast video technology projects.