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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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Google's Web Lab

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Google
Google's Web Lab is a year long exhibition being shown in the basement of the London's Museum of Science and beamed online 24 hours a day that seeks to bring the "magic of the web to life".Produced with the help of design studio Tellart...
 
Help Kickstart an Internet of Things project
Twine is a a new way to connect your things to the internet. A project created by two MIT Media lab graduates (David Carr and John Kestner) and currently seeking funding on Kickstarter (Looking for $35,000 and ending on Jan...
 
How you will power your smart city
Energy Harvesting in the age of an Internet of Things Segments of our cities are being infused with technology capable of scavenging energy from the environment, and then using that harnessed power to drive low power communication and sensor technologies. Traffic patterns,...
 
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...
 
Natural Fuse

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Haque Design + Research
Natural Fuse is a project developed in 2009 by Haque Design + Research as part of the Architectural League of New York's Exhibition, "Situated Technologies: Toward the Sentient City" that harnesses the natural carbon-capturing processes of plants as they grow, and uses it in...
 
Object Agency: Meet Brad

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Simone Rebaudengo & Haque design+research
I would like to introduce you to Brad. He is a toaster and a member of a new breed of networked "addicted products" created by Simone Rebaudengo and Haque design+research that explore some new ground rules for their use: ...
 
Robot Readable World Film
Timo Arnall of BERGLondon put together this short film using found machine-vision footage that takes a deeper look into the studio's "Robot-Readable World" speculations and asks "As robots begin to inhabit the world alongside us, how do they see and gather meaning from our...
 
SENSEable Shoes
Created by Huaishu Peng and Yen-Chia Hsu at the Computational Design Lab at Carnegie Mellon comes the SENSEable shoes project. The shoes can identity and transmit information for 10 different gait patterns (standing, sitting, turning left, turning right,...
 
Smart Windows make an appearance

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Samsung
The Samsung Smart Window, currently in prototype phase and demonstrated at this year's CES features Virtual Blinds, a full touch TFT (thin-film transistor) LCD display and is said to require only 10% of normal power consumption due to being partially powered by the sun....
 
TshirtOS: Tweets on a T-Shirt

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CuteCircuit
Social media could soon be the hottest fashion trend. The latest invention from London-based CuteCircuit, in collaboration with Ballantine's, is a completely normal looking T-shirt filled with LEDs that can broadcast designs, messages and yes — your latest...
 
Twine : Listen to your world, talk to the Internet

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Super Mechanical
Twine is a a new way to connect your things to the internet. A project created by two MIT Media lab graduates (David Carr and John Kestner) and currently seeking funding on Kickstarter (Looking for $35,000 and ending on Jan 3rd 2012) the 2.5"...
 
Wireless Asthma Inhaler: Chameleon

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The Chameleon is a web enabled inhaler targeted at helping children to better manage their Asthma. According to the project organizers Asthma is the most common childhood disease in the US resulting in 100 million missed school days and 18 million annual emergency room...
 
 
 
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