Crowd Polling Resources

Some results for Crowd Polling on Google:

A website that allows you to crowd-poll on ideas: http://ideascale.com/

Teehan+Lax discusses billboard polls: http://www.teehanlax.com/labs/tvi/

iOS mobile crowd polling app: http://crowdcomms.com/audience-response/

More Audience Response: http://www.turningtechnologies.com/

Crowd games: http://crowdwavegames.com/

Mobile polling station: http://archive.picnicnetwork.org/page/54742/en

Interaxon’s brainwave collective control of the CN Tower lights at Vancouver Olympics 2010: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1UYPxSO3bo

Audience Response systems on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience_response

Collectively controlling a helicopter (?): http://www.coroflot.com/docmiller/helicopter-museum/4

Also, audience response systems (crowd voting systems) are used in focus group situations where you watch an ad, and then are asked your opinion on things in the ads, by tapping a number on a remote control, and that number is sent automatically and immediately to a receiver in the room, recording your answers.

Loosely related, though not the same thing as polling a crowd for an event / immediate control: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2012/01/16/crowd-sourcing-is-a-high-tech-poll/

http://cnmat.berkeley.edu/publication/improvisation_highly_interactive_real_time_performance_systems -> If you click Full Text and search  for Collective Control, it discusses a musical “collective control” performance… from the 60s… video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofQshGGafYA -> could be a bit “high-level”, but this is a potential educational resource

Not too sure how much this one relates: http://edoc.hu-berlin.de/kunsttexte/2011-2/baalman-marije-a.-j.-5/PDF/baalman.pdf

Collective crowd gesture detection proposal: http://www.faqs.org/patents/app/20100207874

Collective control of a musical instrument through the movement of a number of people in a space: http://www.gehlhaar.org/x/pages/soundspace.htm

On Collective Manual Control of Autonomous Mobile Robots

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