This is a project of using Processing to make a non-traditional way to display time progress.

The idea of my design comes from the loom in China. There is an old saying “the years are short, time flies fast when women are weaving cloth.”

The dense threads in the lower part of the window stand for passed hours of the day. Each hour thread is colored in the color of the sky in that time.

When one hour passes, the 60 thick threads (stand for 60 minutes) in the upper part of the window are erased. Then a new line is drawn in the window and the bell ring starts to play.

You can watch the video of this project in Youtube

Link to Youtube

Step 1: Download and Install

Install Processing from http://www.processing.org/download/
Download Minim library from http://code.compartmental.net/tools/minim/
very cool, do you have a video demo of this sketch running?
Hi amandaghassaei, I have uploaded a video demo. How do you think about that? Thanks : )
looks great! thanks for the vid

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