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Google Glass /Device #5


Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 - 01:24:26 am

@ tantay

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 →

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Map for the visually impaired


Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 01:35:34 pm

@ Ting Chou

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.

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Weekly Device: SafeWallet

Cindy Chan

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 11:58:12 am

@ C I N D Y

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:

1. Anti-theft

If a thief wants to steal wallet from your pocket or bag, your wallet will beep loudly and your phone will Read more →

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Device of the week: TZOA

Viktor Sieger

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 11:04:19 am

@ viktor.sieger

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.

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Device of the Week: Bottlogues


Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - 01:33:56 am

@ GohNat

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 →

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Device of the weak


Monday, Sep 19, 2016 - 07:41:31 pm

@ Katlagrottan

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…


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levelHead /Device #4


Monday, Sep 19, 2016 - 03:27:49 pm

@ tantay

levelHead is a spatial memory game by Julian Oliver. 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 →

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Tags: examples | play

dotw4: Conversacube

Yi Xian

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 - 02:38:11 pm

@ The Forge

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 →

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Weekly Device: Oombrella

Arvid Långström

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 05:45:32 pm

@ Amazing site 3000

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.


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Interactive Device for Speakers

Cornelia Damber Håkansson

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 05:16:44 pm

@ Cornelia Damber Håkansson

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.


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