software engineer, writer-wannabe
|2010 - present||
Research engineer, Convergence Lab in LG Electronics
Smart TV platform
|2008 - 2010||
M.S. in Digital Media Program, KAIST
|2004 - 2008||
B.S. in Computer Science Engineering, ICU
Minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering; exchange student in EFREI (2007)
|2012||DevFextX Korea||Arduino and Digital Toy|
|2011||World Web, vol. 144||Interview 1 | 2|
|2011||Makezone Seminar||Seven Challenges from Making TonTon|
|2010||atoyfactory Workshop||Data Visualization using OpenFrameworks and Python|
|2010||HCI Korea||Tagpot: Social Media based Transliteration Open API Service|
|2009||Sharing Experience Workshop||Commonsense Computing using ConceptNet and Divisi|
|2008||UX Factory||blog articles about UX|
|2008||HCI Korea||Research-oriented Field Trip Education Facilitated by Mobile Phone|
This application is a social drawing game on Android; it is motivated by Draw Something. Users can share/comment their drawings to friends. Youmin Kim developed a scalable game server based on Google App Engine.
Google Play Store | Facebook | drawing example
TonTon is an electronic toy making music. atoyfactory got motivation from "Matryoshka", the Russian doll; it has various sizes of shells. Children can be a music DJ by simply combining shells of TonTon; every single shell has unique sound sequence. This toy was exhibited in Hello Museum. Youmin Kim made the device and its firmware using Arduino. Seulki Kang designed 3D-shape and graphics. Soo Lee designed sounds.
This multi-touch table is to celebrate the 10th aniversary of Vinyl. Audience can post/read twitter message to the table. Youmin Kim developed it using OpenFrameworks and Twitter API.
This multi-touch table is to introduce NEXON games in GSTAR 2010. Youmin Kim made software using pyMT. Seulki Kang made the multi-touch table.
This media installation is in KT Olleh Square (Gwanghwa-moon). 30 LED bars illuminate the garden. Youmin Kim made it using Wiring.
Three interactive visualizations using 400 background photos were presented in the exhibition; it was sponsored by Canon. Youmin Kim made them using Processing. Watch video.
We #prayforjapan. Memebers of atoyfactory were very sorry to a disaster in Japan - the tragic earth quake in 2011. We made a web site collecting hearts praying for Japan around the globe. we hope that the collection of pictures comports the sadness. You can add it by tagging #prayforjapan to your pictures in Instagram. Youmin Kim developed web site based on Google App Engine and Instagram API. Seulki Kang designed the web page. Visit github.
This media installation is an interactive wall projection shown at the Cledor's popup store. Youmin Kim developed it using OpenFrameworks.
This is a photoelectric sensor based input device which permits users to touch the front surface as a virtual touch-plane. The key idea of the sensor system is to capture the distribution of reflected infra-red light by fingers and to detect positions of fingers with a pattern recognition algorithm.
Video | presentation