I recently found a fascinating and very detailed description of the design research and development process that led to the “Google Smart Lamp” demonstration, which was developed as a collaboration between Google and London design shop Berg. I originally posted about the … Continue reading google smart lamp: design process
Via Core77 – two more robotic desklamps! We’ve seen robotic desk lamps before (check out this post or this post) and I promise…someday, I’m totally going to build myself a robotic desk lamp!!!! I’m thinking maybe two — a boy robot desklamp on one side … Continue reading more robotic desk lamps!
Via a survey article from Gizmodo, here is a very interesting demo from the design firm Frog, showcasing some interesting UX simplifications that result from networking all the sensing (3D stereo vision cameras, microphones, etc.), displays (including ambient projections), devices … Continue reading room-e
Via Designboom, a nice art project from New York-based media artist Aaron Sherwood that utilizes an interactive stretched-fabric wall. Firewall from Aaron Sherwood on Vimeo. From Designboom: made using processing, max/MSP, arduino and a kinect, the piece measures the average depth … Continue reading firewall
Infusion Systems makes interactive sensing systems for creative projects. Their I-Cube product was highly inspirational for my own thesis project examining interactive controls for retail lighting, way back in 1999. Here is a brief history: I-CubeX arose out of a … Continue reading infusion systems
Philips Retail Solutions is a venture startup within the broader Philips Lighting organization that is striving to develop a control platform that manages all of the digital content and interactive control systems within a retail environment. Their tagline is “measurable … Continue reading measurable magic: philips retail solutions
Fonckel is a small startup company “spun out” from the Technical University/Eindhoven. Their first product is a small table lamp with an extremely creative control interface: A capacity touch system on the top of the fixture lets you use natural … Continue reading l+b:Fonckel