Weekly Device: Book "reader"
Arvid LångströmTuesday, Nov 08, 2016 - 04:24:09 pm
Scientists at MIT have created av device which is able to open, read and interact with century old books that are usually very fragile, without damaging them.
Themed presentation- Health care
PrinciplesUse technologies to maintain and improve health via the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. Health care contributes a significant part of a country’s economy. Health care promotes the general physical and mental health and well-being This includes professionals in medicine,psychology, physiotherapy, nursing, dentistry reduce manpower in hospitals.
Case studiesParkinson’s disease (PD) is a long-term disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system. Early in the disease, the most Read more →
Device of the week
MartinTuesday, Oct 04, 2016 - 03:45:04 pm
Musi is a interactive sequencer that allows the musician to interact with the shape through placing the cubes on different length from the musi. Its also modular and can be expanded with more than one shape at the time.
Idea of the week: ProPILOT chair
Cindy ChanTuesday, Oct 04, 2016 - 12:56:08 pm
Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan has developed robotic self-driving chair to solve a truly first-world problem – having to stand in line and queue to get something you want.
The chairs are equipped with cameras that senses the chair in front, following it to the front of the line. When the person in front gets up to enter the restaurant, the Read more →
Device of the week: Navly
Jane BertheimTuesday, Oct 04, 2016 - 12:45:00 pm
In september this year an experimental free shuttle service featuring electric, driverless busses launched in Lyon, France, the first of its kind in the world! The bus transport 15 people at the same time and are run completely autonomously and don’t have pedals or a steering wheel, though for now each have a human operator on board.
It features a 1,350 meter (about Read more →
dotw5: Sensible Data
Martin Hertig’s Sensible Data is an art installation made out of 3 interactive devices. It invites participants to make a physical passport through 3 distinct steps. The devices are modified variants of Piccolo CNC (an open source machine which uses arduino) and a Raspberry Pi coordinates all 3 machines to create a seamless process.
First, the participant takes a selfie Read more →
Device of the Week: LEB
LEB (Light Emitting Ball) is a ball that is filled with LED strips and it reacts to sound and motion.
Inspired by TeamLabs Light Ball Orchestra, i tried to search for something similar but more compact and portable – which was the LEB.
Being able to grab it with your hand, there is the idea of portability and possibly engaging in Read more →
Device of the week: Knocki
Viktor SiegerFriday, Sep 30, 2016 - 12:34:37 pm
Make any surface in your home interactive with Knocki! Use simple patterns when knocking on the surface to control other devices. You can for example turn lights on or off, find your lost phone, set or snooze an alarm or brew coffee from the bed.
Google Glass /Device #5
Google Glass, is an optical head-mounted display designed in the shape of eyeglasses, by Google X (now renamed X).
The Google Glass, when worn, displays information and allows the user to do various simple functions, eg. snap a photo, send messages or images, by activating a voice command or toggling the capacitive touchpad along the right side of the glasses. Read more →
Map for the visually impaired
This device uses tactile feedback, users can press the dots and plan.b will provide spoken information about the corresponding area. it shows the user’s immediate surroundings.
The device mentions the names of specific buildings or even geographic features.