Weekly Device: SafeWallet
Cindy ChanTuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 11:58:12 am
SafeWallet is a secure wallet and the first anti-theft and anti-loss wallet around the world. You will never lose it.
How it works:
SafeWallet is a real wallet which integrates motion sensor, light sensor, and BLE chipset. It has following functions:
If a thief wants to steal wallet from your pocket or bag, your wallet will beep loudly and your phone will Read more →
Device of the week: TZOA
Viktor SiegerTuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 11:04:19 am
TZOA is a wearable enviro-tracker that measures air quality and more. Each device can send data (via a smart phone) to a central system that creates a map with information about the environment.
Device of the Week: Bottlogues
Bottlogues is about bottles being having their own narratives being told when the cork is taken out from the bottle.
The installation includes 3 transparent glass bottles and a lit up tabletop surface as shown below:
When the bottles are placed onto the surface, the tabletop will light up in that region where the bottle is. Then, when the bottle cork Read more →
Device of the weak
MartinMonday, Sep 19, 2016 - 07:41:31 pm
The device of the week is a thing that can measure your stress level through measuring the conductivity of your skin. The data is then transferred in to an app…
levelHead /Device #4
levelHead is a spatial memory game by Julian Oliver.
https://vimeo.com/1320756 levelHead uses a hand-held solid-plastic cube as its only interface. On-screen, it appears each face of the cube contains a little room, each of which are logically connected by doors.
The visual output is captured via a camera, and later overlaid onto the printed, checked. After which, the entire image (background Read more →
First date? Meeting friends of friends? Family gatherings with people you aren’t quite sure how you’re related to? Lauren McCarthy’s Conversacube is an interactive device which aims to eliminate conversational awkwardness by guiding and prompting users on what to say in order to effortlessly navigate such situations.
The Conversacube is placed in the centre, with one side facing each user. Each face of the Read more →
Weekly Device: Oombrella
Arvid LångströmTuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 05:45:32 pm
The Oombrella is a smart umbrella that lets you know when it’s going to rain. Additionally it also reminds you if so that you do not leave it behind. It sends data from the sensors to a server which in turn sends it to your mobile phone as a notification.
Interactive Device for Speakers
Cornelia Damber HåkanssonTuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 05:16:44 pm
Dezeen has recently unveiled “Beep”, a clever interactive device developed by Gadi Amit studio. This little silver or bronze module broadcast music or radio from Internet when connected to house’s speakers. Its tactile dial function enable the user to stop music just by touching it.
Device of the week: Stellar
Stellar (2015) is an interactive installation by Francesco Fabris that involves people to engage with the installation by hovering their hands over the sensor which is the black circular disc on top. The metal hands branching out from there will follow the movement of your hands.
There will be a light shining from the arm to the board of constellations itself. Read more →
Device of the week: HAPIfork
Jane BertheimTuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 03:17:17 pm
Eating too fast leads to poor digestion and poor weight control. The HAPIfork, powered by Slow Control, is an electronic fork that helps you monitor and track your eating habits. It also alerts you with the help of indicator lights and gentle vibrations when you are eating too fast. Every time you bring food from your plate to Read more →