Monthly Archives: September 2006

Touchable services: local interactions

In March 2006 Fourth year interaction design students at AHO conducted intense one-week investigations into Near Field Communication in a project called Touchable services. See more student projects. Einar Sneve Martinussen, André Borgen, Paolo Dell’elce and Henrik Marstrander looked at how to increase the cohesion of local communities. As a starting point they studied a [...]

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RFID hello world

In what must be one of the quickest ‘Hello world’ experiences, the Phidgets RFID reader was up and running on OS X in about 2 minutes after unpackaging. Phidgets must be congratulated for making such accessible and immediate physical computing hardware and software. A simple Cocoa application reading RFID serial numbers, and playing with RFID [...]

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