US furniture brand Herman Miller has teamed up with designer Yves Behar on a range of intelligent, networked office furniture called Live OS, which launched at NeoCon this week. Read more
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los angeles-based technology company orangmonkie has now made capturing glossy 360° accessible to everyone, from seasoned shutterbugs to smartphone owners.
San Francisco startup Fellow has designed a connected kettle that lets users precisely and remotely control its temperature for optimum coffee brewing. Read more
french company invoxia has an accessory that gathers the instant communication of the smartphone and combines it with the best of desktop corded telephones.
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the interactive jacket communicates through light with other people as soon as they are nearby and match your interests.
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designed by branch creative, these sleek and smart ‘plume pods’ will redefine how people approach their home wi-fi.
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Chinese automaker Geely has launched a new car brand with sharable locks and an open platform designed to make its vehicles “the most connected in the world”. Read more
designboom spoke with phillipe starck about the netatmo valves, where he discusses the design process, his relationship with netatmo and his views on smart homes and IoT / internet of things.
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japan good design award 2016: ‘lyric speaker’ is the next generation of speakers which displays lyrics synchronized with the music. when you choose a song on your smartphone, the lyrics show up on the translucent screen. music analysis technologies developed by national institute of advanced industrial science and technology (AIST) can automatically analyze […]
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tile inc., the smart location company with the world’s largest lost-and-found network, today announced its smallest bluetooth tracker to date, tile mate, made in collaboration with yves béhar.
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It may look like a minimal speaker, but this new product from Google promises to harness the search giant’s data troves to provide all-knowing assistance in the home (+ movie). (more…)
Areas of Chicago have been fitted with a network of sensors, which will work like a Fitbit activity tracker to provide both scientists and citizens with open data about the urban environment (+ movie). (more&hel…
‘dot’ physical push notification can streamline and improve people’s lives by organizing their information by the right time and place, making mobile notifications more intelligent and contextual.
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in addition to tracking the cloud movement by taking snapshots every 5-minutes, SKY2 also has sensors embedded that provide accurate microclimate weather data.
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‘paper’ is a machine that can print, scan and copy in a pleasant way. it communicates its function, provides clear feedback and uses physical controls to operate the key functions with ease.
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beepbleeps ‘suzysnooze’ baby monitor is the latest in the line of devices that make parenting easier – the all-in-one baby monitor, sleep trainer and nightlight, has been co-created with UK’s biggest parenting community, ‘mumsnet’.
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Robots could soon be infiltrating urban sewage systems to identify potential outbreaks of disease before they happen, according to architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti (+ interview). (more…)
with expanded full body analytics, exclusive cardiovascular health insights and a seamless conecction to the ‘health mate’ app, ‘body cardio’ plans to be the world’s most advanced scale.
to help explain the design background and the prevailed challenges behind the eero, designboom spoke to standford university graduate, co-founder and CEO of eero, nick weaver.
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Italian architect Carlo Ratti has designed a system for an office in Turin that instructs heating, lighting and cooling systems to follow occupants around the building like an “individually-tailored environmenta…
the main unit is wi-fi enabled, built with industrial grade materials, sized as a countertop machine accompanied by a one-button operation.