World Making incorporated

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A company with millions of associates that creates digital city infrastructure, sounds like a good idea! More about that can be found here…..

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Cyphers

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Public? Private? Secret? This project subverts these well known categories by the means of a public art instaltation!

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Wireless Energy Cafe

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How to introduce an unkown technology to a wider audience? Mix it with something well known and let the people explore it on their own. That is what Hironori Yoshida did with wireless energy transfer technology and coffee.

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An Emotionally Expressive Meter with a Human Face

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This thermometer shows in quite nice way how interactive technology and emotional expresssions can be combined in an every day device!

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Openarch

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Augmented Reality and Smart Homes are already well known concepts, and in the last couple of years a lot of discussions and research projects have evolved around the technology as well as the social implications. In this context the people from Think big Factory built a complete smart home and are redesigning it constantly, in reaction to the feedback from people living there.

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And the winner is: Qaul.net!

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Congratulations to Christoph Wachter and Mathias Jud! With their project qaul.net they have won this years [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant! You can find a detailed description of the project here.

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intraInter socialite

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Incorporated in our clothes, digital technology can influence human communictaion maybe in the most direct way. In her project “intraInter socialite” Kristin Stransky Mallinger shows how such an integration could look like.

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Re-skin

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We have to deal with our history and there is sometimes no way out! And althoug that seems to be very true for architecture, the Re-Skin project shows a way how it is possible to transfrom buildings in an eays and effective way.

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Active Environments

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Although the notion is still strong that nature and culture are to different spheres, we strat to realize now that the things are maybe more intertwined as we think. Mia Kos tries to connect different actors like objects, the environment and nature via a digital interface and thereby turns the “passive” environment in an active actor!

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Pacer – sound making suit

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Dance to your own movements! That is the concept of the Pacer suit and by turning around the concept of dacing, the individual is not just following a rhythm prodced by an external source, but creating and shaping its own sound.

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