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[4.8.2009] MobiSpray at SIGGRAPH 2009. I presented today a research paper on MobiSpray at the International ACM SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans USA. The paper was also released today in a special issue of 'Leonardo', the Journal of the International Society of the Arts, Sciences and Technology, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 332–341, 2009. The paper can be found here.

[30.1.2009] MobiSpray at Mobile World Congress 2009. Come and visit me at the Symbian Foundation stand on 16.-19.2. in Barcelona and try out MobiSpray, my revolutionary 'Mobile phone as spray can' art tool.

[3.11.2008] SpiegelOnline article about MobiSpray. Germany's most popular online magazine SpiegelOnline reports on MobiSpray.

[23.10.2008] MobiSpray at SkyNews. An article titled 'Mobile Phone Turned Spray Can' appears in Skynews after Mobispray caught lots of attention at the Smartphoneshow in London during 21.-22.10.


Tutorial: Python for S60 Tutorial by Jurgen Scheible. For novices and geeks - go and catch the low hanging fruits!
Get into it here ...


MobiSpray. Ever wanted to repaint your neighbor’s old house? MobiSpray allows light-based painting by using a mobile phone as spray can. Check Videos and Photos here.


MobiToss. Throw you photo or video to a large sceen with a' throwing gesture'. Check the video and see how it works, but also visit the gallery of ready art pieces.


Book: Mobile Python - Rapid prototyping on the mobile platform written by Jürgen Scheible and Ville Tuulos. In an engaging hands-on coding style this Python for S60 book teaches you how you can program your own mobile applications easily on Nokia smartphones. It covers camera, sound, graphics, Bluetooth, Internet, positioning, SMS, MMS, reading of incoming SMS, webservices etc. More...


Video: Python S60 workshop given by Jurgen Scheible @ UIAH Media Lab, Helsinki. See what New Media Students did with PyS60.


Video: Python S60 workshop given by Jurgen Scheible @ Berkeley University, California / Yahoo Research Labs Berkeley. See what CS Students and Yahoo staff did with PyS60.


Video: Comments by people who use PyS60. See and hear what they say.


MobiLenin: The Interactive Art Project

My international award winning research project that bridges Art & Technology. It uses Python on Smartphones and large public displays to bring new kinds of social experiences to people. It includes an interactive music video. More

Artblog: My Mobile Art Project

When I travel I produce instant art that reflects my location, mood, and environment simply by using my Mobile phone and a python app that I wrote for it. Check out my art images.

Manhattan Storymashup

Manhattan Story Mashup is an urban storytelling game that combines mobile phones, the web and a public display at Times Square NY into interactive, collaborative street art. I've designed this game together with Ville Tuulos for Nokia Research Center . Check more here.

Winning ACM Award in Hollywood

I am one of the 3 winners of the 2006 ACM Computers in Entertainment $15,000 Scholarship Award. The award was handed over by Mr. Quincy Jones, Dr. Alan Kay, and CIE Editor-in-Chief Newton Lee in Hollywood at the Americam Film Institute. Omer Rashid, Will Bamford of Lancaster University (UK) and me got the award for our CIE Jorunal article "PAC-LAN: Mixed reality gaming with RFID enabled mobile phones." More about the award here ...



Talks, workshops and tutorials given by Jurgen Scheible:

Vancouver, ACM Multimedia , Tutorial 10/08
Linz, Univ. Art & Design
Workshop 03/08
Helsinki, Media Lab, PyS60
workshop, 02/08
Oulu, MuM07 conference
Tutorial 12/07
TeliaSonera Helsinki
Tutorial 12/07
Oulu, UBI Life research proj.
Tutorial 11/07 Augsburg, ACM Multimedia, Tutorial 09/07
Univ. Aalborg, Denmark
, Tutorial 09/07
Nokia-Siemens Helsinki
, Tutorial 08/07
Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan
, PyS60 WS 08/07
Beijing BUCT
, PyS60 Workshop 07/07
Singapore FN Champion day
, talk 06/07
Toronto OCAD,
PyS60 tutorial 05/07
Amsterdam, MobileMusic
WS 05/07
Sao Paulo, Brazil
PyS60 W S 03/07
Manaus, Brazil
PyS60 WS 03/07
Brasilia, Brazil
PyS60 WS 03/07
Recife, Brazil
PyS60 WS 03/07
Bossa conf. Brazil
PyS60 WS 03/07
Potsdam Hochschule
PyS60 talk 02/07
Stanford University
PyS60 WS 11/06
Beihang Univ. Beijing
PyS60 WS 11/06
Nokia FN Days Praq
PyS60 tutorial 10/06
DTU Copenhagen
PyS60 workshop 08/06
Tallinn University
PyS60 workshop 10/06
MIT Innovation Lab
PyS60 talk 09/06 (invited by Eric von Hippel)
Ars Electronica
PyS60 workshop 08/06
NTU Taipei
PyS60 workshop 06/06
PyS60 talk 05/06
MIT Boston
, PyS60 tutorial 01/06
Stanford University, PyS60 tutorial 01/06
Adobe Headquartes, San Francisco 01/06
Nokia, Mountain View 01/06
IDEO, San Francisco 01/06
Yahoo, Santa Clara 01/06
Google, Mountain View (visit) 01/06
Symbian headquarters, London12/05





Contact / Address:
Jürgen Scheible
University of Art & Design, Helsinki
Media Lab / Mobile Hub
Hämeentie 135C
FIN-00560 Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Quincy Jones. More

Meeting Dr. Alan Kay. More

Meeting Guido v. Rossum. More


Programming Skills:
- Flash AS programming
- Director programming
- Apple script programming
- Python programming
- PHP programming
- Database programming
- Mobile Client programming     (Python)
- Lingo programming

New Media Skills:
- Mobile application design
- Director application design
- Flash Design
- MySQL Database design
- Server application design     (MySQL, PHP, Python,
- Mobile media production     (video, audio, xhtml, wml)
- Game design
    (Flash & Java & Director)
- Digital video production
    (+ pre-, post production)
- DVD production
- Music / sound production
    (composing, recording,     editing, mastering)
- Web design (HTML, Java     Script, Flash, Shockw.)
- 3D graphic & animation
- Learning content design
- Script writing
- Transforming ideas into     technical concepts
- Project management

Software skills:
- Macromedia Director
- Macromedia Flash
- Macromedia Fireworks
- Macromedia Dreamweaver
- Adobe Premiere
- Adobe After Effects
- Adobe Photoshop
- DVD Pro
- PHP 4.0
- Python
- 3ds max
- Sound Forge
- Cakewalk
- Pure Data (Pd)
- MAX/MSP/Jitter
- Quicktime Pro
- Various Nokia SDK's & tools


Copyright © 2009 Jurgen Scheible