A visual recreation of the Porsche driving experience

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

This is beautiful work by digital art and design studio onformative. They recreate the driving experience with racing data from various tracks.

This work uses original recorded racing data and reports to create a soundscape and abstract visualization of a car through lines and subtle silhouettes. Datasets originate from the Porsche GTS community, collecting recorded tracks from all over the world. These datasets define the dramaturgy of the conceptual scenes to recreate the most dynamic moments of the user’s experience as an interactive webGL visualization.

As you approach a more exciting part of a track, the silhouette of the car grows more distinct as more particles fly across. Pause the animation at any time to rotate to a point of view, and use the slider on the bottom to scrub to a specific part of the drive.

The video below shows the visualization in action.

This doesn’t give it justice though. Give it a try here with your headphones on.

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