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Ambient Furniture from MIT

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Tangible Media Group
The Ambient Furniture project lead by MIT Media Lab's Tangible Media group Hiroshi Ishii, David Rose, and Shaun Salzberg consists of 6 prototype furniture concepts that mix "apps with the IKEA catalog" to explore ideas on peripheral awareness, incidental gestures, pre-attentive processing, and eavesdropping...
 
Ambient Orb

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Ambient Devices
A glass lamp that uses color to show weather forecasts, trends in the market, or the traffic on your homeward commute.The Orb arrives preset to track the Dow Jones Industrial Average, glowing more green or red to indicate market movement up or down, or...
 
Articulated Surface

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Louisiana State University
Articulated Surface is a project created by three students (Justine Holzman, Ji Park and Luke Venable) for their Responsive Systems course at LSU's Landscape Architecture program. The proposal uses real-time data from the Atchafalaya River Basin to create a dynamic art installation and public...
 
Autographer - Filling the Space Between Instgram and GoPro

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Oxford Metrics Group

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During the years spent as a Mountaineering Guide, there was always a desire to capture snapshots of a day on the trail, especially early morning peak ascents. In a pre-digital age the labor of changing out film along with the...
 
BlindSpot

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Selene Chew an Industrial Designer for Clariant is in the process of further developing BlindSpot her final student thesis project that combines an assistant cane, social networking and several feedback mechanisms to help inform visually impaired people if a friend or family member is...
 
BodyTrace

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BodyTrace, Inc.
Using GSM technology (versus wifi) the The Bodytrace eScale system will take your weight measurements and then upload them automatically to their site for tracking and comparisons over time. From their website: ...
 
Color Forecast: Real-time color trends

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Pimkie
Color Forecast is an app and website developed by fashion brand Pimkie that shows you which colors are trending in Europe's fashion capitals in real-time. Video cameras were placed strategically in high fashion/traffic areas in Paris, Milan, and Antwerp and then fed back into...
 
Connected Lights: Good Night Lamp

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Design Swarm Industries
London's "Silicon Roundabout" seems to be on a roll these days with "the Good Night Lamp" to be the latest product to make an appearance from this group of talented companies. Initiated by Design Swarm Industries each lamp "family" is composed of a large...
 
Connecting Light

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YesYesNo
Created by the design collective YesYesNo and iDigi "Connecting Light" is an art installation installed alongside Hadrian’s Wall as part of the London Games 2012 Festival.The installation is composed of hundreds of 6' tall connected balloons that illuminate one of Britain’s greatest Roman monuments:...
 
Digital Contracts: Spore 1.1

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SWAMP
Spore 1.1 is a project created by SWAMP (Studies of Work Atmosphere and Mass Production) a studio founded in 1999 by artists Douglas Easterly and Matt Kenyon. In this project the life or death of a rubber tree plant is tied directly to current...
 
DisplayCabinet

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“connecting up our things to the web, our environments to our things, and our things to us” DisplayCabinet is a prototype developed over the course of 24 hours by Ben Bashford, Dan Williams, and Tim Burrell-Saward for last...
 
Energy Joule

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Ambient Devices
"Save Money. Help the Planet." That is the moto of Ambient Devices and Consumer Powerline for the product Energy Joule. Available only for users of Consumer Powerline’s demand-response program, the Energy Joule, or Home Joule as it is called now, is...
 
Facebook Hangers
The fashion brand C&A in Brazil has launched a new 'Fashion Like' campaign for Mother's Day this year that integrates their flagship store in São Paulo to their Facebook page via digital hangers displaying a real-time like counter for each piece of clothing.Although my...
 
Feel tomorrow's air temperature today
Robb Godshaw an Engineer at Syyn Labs has created a haptic weather forecasting device called the Cryoscope that allows you to actually feel what tomorrow's weather forecast will be like today. ...
 
Gemalto acquires M2M service delivery platform provider SensorLogic

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December 20, 2011
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has acquired SensorLogic. Terms of the transaction, which was structured as an asset deal, were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, with its main...
 
GPS Shoes Help Walk You Home

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Dominic Wilcox
Click your heels three times in this pair of shoes and you'll find out there's no place like home. Well, maybe there is. But these shoes will certainly help you get there. ...
 
Knut: Wi-Fi Sensor Hub

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Amperic
Knut (Pronounced kah-noot) is a Wi-Fi sensor hub currently seeking Kickstarter funding for finalizing smartphone app development (Iphone, Windows, Android) and picking up the raw materials for production.The device was created by two Boston based friends Richard Pasek and Jay Gondelman and was originally...
 
LIFX - Is This Truly The Next-Gen Light Bulb?

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LIFX
The day after Edison got the first light bulb to work, he probably thought, “I wish there was some way to remotely turn it off and on." And ever since, people have tried motion sensors, analog and then...
 
London's Plunge Project
Although static in its display the Plunge Project by artist Michael Pinsky is a colorful example of using civic space and data to engage the public in a conversation by showing Londoners what their city and landmarks will look like when covered by the...
 
Meet Ugle: Your networked messenger

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Voy
Ugle is a networked wooden owl designed by Oslo based design-studio Voy that acts as a "decorative personal message system".Controlled over the internet via your iPhone, Ugle lets you send color coded messages remotely to friends and family at your home. When you select...
 
Memoto - Photographic memory can now be manufactured.

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Memoto

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“If you could re-live one moment of your life, what would it be?” That’s the question asked by Memoto, a new company with a great idea for a new type...
 
Nabaztag

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Violet
One of the pioneers in the early consumer Internet of Things devices, Nabaztag (Armenian for "rabbit") is a Wi-Fi enabled ambient electronic device in the shape of a rabbit, originally manufactured by the company Violet. A few of Nabaztag features include: * Blinks,...
 
Open source active RFID project - OpenBeacon

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Bitmanufaktur
OpenBeacon is an open source platform for active RFID applications started in 2006 by BitManufaktur. Operating in the license free 2.4GHz ISM band (See our Licence-Free Wireless Primer article for more) the project includes GPL licensed firmware and hardware schematics for the tags and...
 
open-source Wi-Fi enabled light bulb: Visualight

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Leif Percifield
What if you could visualize data as colored light, and blend this functionality into your everday life? With some unfortunate timing being released after the blow up press for LIFX comes an open-source and functional WiFi lightbulb alternative from creator Leif Percifield called the...
 
Paraimpu

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CRS4
Paraimpu is a social tool with the aim to allow people to connect, use, share and compose physical and virtual Things, services and devices to create personalized applications in the field of the Web of Things.
 
 
 
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