Nice interview with David Rose, an MIT researcher and designer who has great ideas on ambient communications. I’m surprised I haven’t met David – a lot of our concepts on integrating digital content into the built environment are very similar … Continue reading david rose – ambient communications
Via Core77: The Fluid Interfaces group from the MIT Media Lab has an impressive project called the “Reality Editor” that explores the use of augmented reality interfaces to assign “IFTTT” functionality to Internet-of-Things objects that surround us. The potential for … Continue reading reality editor
Following on my post about Leah Buechley’s intriguing TED Talk regarding “sketching” electronics, I would like to highlight the work of one of Buechley’s PhD students, Jie Qi. Jie has created several beautiful exploratory artworks that consider how to bond … Continue reading jie qi – mit media lab artist
Now this is what I call “intelligent lighting”: The Personal Robots group at the MIT Media Lab has developed the prototype AUR: a Robotic Desk Lamp. With full motion robotic arm, color changing light source and mechanical iris as a winking/blinking “eye”, this has to be the most, umm, expressive desk lamp since Pixar’s Luxo Jr.