Posts Tagged: controls

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nuimo

Via DesignBoom.  A Kickstarter campaign for Nuimo, a beautifully designed, wireless, multi-purpose controller targeted for the smart home/Internet of Things systems.  Nuimo includes turn, click, swipe and hover sensing; in integral LED display for function; plus an app for determining the routing of

senic-nuimo-designboom-01-818x546

nuimo

Via DesignBoom.  A Kickstarter campaign for Nuimo, a beautifully designed, wireless, multi-purpose controller targeted for the smart home/Internet of Things systems.  Nuimo includes turn, click, swipe and hover sensing; in integral LED display for function; plus an app for determining the routing of

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smart things

Smart Things is essentially a home-automation system.  But what makes Smart Things special is that it makes great use of contemporary technologies such as smart phones, cheap sensors, the Zigbee/Z-Wave standards, and cloud connectivity to move Ye Olde home-automation from

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smart things

Smart Things is essentially a home-automation system.  But what makes Smart Things special is that it makes great use of contemporary technologies such as smart phones, cheap sensors, the Zigbee/Z-Wave standards, and cloud connectivity to move Ye Olde home-automation from

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residential lighting dream system

If I could start with a blank page and design my own residential lighting system from scratch, I would combine a Redwood Systems-style power-over-Ethernet centralized rack system to feed DC power and IP control all the way out to each

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residential lighting dream system

If I could start with a blank page and design my own residential lighting system from scratch, I would combine a Redwood Systems-style power-over-Ethernet centralized rack system to feed DC power and IP control all the way out to each

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technical vs. design innovation

Following is an insightful quote from a FastCompany article titled “Why Good Design Is Finally a Bottom Line Investment“: COMMODITIZATION PUSHES DESIGNERS TO THE FORE Innovation usually cycles between periods of raw, technical inventiveness and the finer task of packaging it

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technical vs. design innovation

Following is an insightful quote from a FastCompany article titled “Why Good Design Is Finally a Bottom Line Investment“: COMMODITIZATION PUSHES DESIGNERS TO THE FORE Innovation usually cycles between periods of raw, technical inventiveness and the finer task of packaging it

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isadora by troikatronix

Isadora by Troikatronix is a powerful tool for scripting and controlling a variety of interactive projects, such as live performances, interactive installations, dance clubs, etc.   As their website exclaims:  “The real-time media manipulation software to create stunningly interactive visuals,

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isadora by troikatronix

Isadora by Troikatronix is a powerful tool for scripting and controlling a variety of interactive projects, such as live performances, interactive installations, dance clubs, etc.   As their website exclaims:  “The real-time media manipulation software to create stunningly interactive visuals,