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Device of the week: Stellar


Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 03:59:02 pm

@ GohNat

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 →

Categories: Scrapbook

Device of the week: HAPIfork

Jane Bertheim

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 03:17:17 pm

@ Janes portfolio

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 →

Categories: Scrapbook

Device for the week 4 – SAMSUNG GEAR ICONX


Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 12:24:41 pm

@ Tin. LZ


The Gear IconX is a new breed of Bluetooth wearable that combines two separate earphones which work entirely without wires.

What’s great about it:

– Attractive design

– Includes a heart-rate monitor

– easy to-use (Compatible with any smartphone)

– Each wireless headset has two microphone which deliver a strong audio experience during ongoing calls

What could be improved:

– Short battery life

– Lacks water-resistance


The Gear Read more →

Categories: Scrapbook

Virtual Reality Threadmill

Cindy Chan

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 02:46:06 am

@ C I N D Y

Virtuix Omni

The Virtuix Omni™ is a first-of-its-kind active virtual reality motion platform. Active VR, where your actions in the virtual world are controlled by first-person navigation like walking or running, creates an unprecedented sense of immersion that cannot be experienced sitting down.

More details:

“If you really want that full-motion experience, what you’ll need is a gaming rig that lets you Read more →

Categories: Scrapbook

Final Project - #1 Proposal The Guiding Pen


Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 01:43:32 am

@ tantay

This was my initial proposal for the final project – as I was inspired by wanting to help children learn how to write, I decided to create a pen which would help to correct their grip, and assist them in practising writing out of letters.

In brief, the pen would vibrate when the user writes out of line, or if Read more →

Categories: Final Project
Tags: idea



Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 - 12:05:08 am

@ Ting Chou

Categories: Research | Scrapbook


Viktor Sieger

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 - 11:57:00 pm

@ viktor.sieger

Smarthalo is a device for your bicycle. Features include navigation-assistance, a light that automatically turns on and off and an alarm if thieves try to steal your bike. Similar to many other smart devices it connects to smart phones, but the interface seems easy to grasp.

Categories: Scrapbook

dotw3: Touchy

Yi Xian

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 - 11:34:04 pm

@ The Forge

Touchy is a wearable interactive art device by Eric Siu, a new media artist from Hong Kong. It is a helmet-like device which resembles a camera and covers the user’s eyes, blocking their vision. When the user is touched by another person, the shutters will open and close, allowing the user to see for an instant. When the user maintains Read more →

Categories: Scrapbook

Phonotonic /Device #3


Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 - 10:54:54 pm

@ tantay

Phonotonic is a smart object and an app that changes motion into music, blending the physical and musical world together. By shaking the Phonotonic, corresponding musical beats, melody or sound effect will be blasted through external speakers. Different musical instruments can also be changed, by using an accompanying Phonotonic application


The Phonotonic sensor can also be removed, and placed onto Read more →

Categories: Scrapbook
Tags: motion | play | product | sound

Our Personal Cocoon /Our Interactive Device


Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 - 04:45:18 pm

@ tantay

By Martin, Yi Xian, and Tania

Inspired by the SensorBox, our team decided to harness its sensory-qualities and implement it into a personal ‘cocoon’, or space, for each user.

How it functions: – A smartphone sister application, and external sensors which will be placed around the house, recording and transferring sensory data (eg. air quality, light, humidity, length of conversations Read more →

Categories: Scrapbook
Tags: idea | proposal