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Fictional radio-spaces

In spring 2007 interaction design students at AHO participated in a research-driven course called Tangible interactions that investigated themes around RFID, NFC and the Touch project. This is one of the projects that emerged from the course. In this project called “the bubbles of radio” Ingeborg Marie Dehs Thomas used critical, visual design as a [...]

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Bowl: Token-based media for children

In spring 2007 interaction design students at AHO participated in a research-driven course called Tangible interactions that investigated themes around RFID, NFC and the Touch project. This is one of the projects that emerged from the course. Bowl is a project by Einar Sneve Martinussen, Jørn Knutsen and Timo Arnall and investigated two design briefs: [...]

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Future (NFC) phone is talk of festival!

The Green Touch installation at DOTT07 in Newcastle that we created with Helsinki-based Thinglink was a great success. There are a few photos of the event from Ulla-Maaria Mutanen. The local newspaper Evening Chronicle wrote a story on the exhibition: Expect a write-up of the experience soon.

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Photos and connections

Our photo booth is now up and running in the Extraction Hall East at Picnic 07. It is a very conceptually simple ‘photo booth that knows your name’. Physically it’s a large enclosure that takes pictures of participants, when they touch their RFID tags to a spot inside the booth. The photos get uploaded to [...]

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Bluetooth 2.1 incorporating NFC

The Bluetooth people are now getting on the NFC bandwaggon, the following video shows Mike Foley of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group demonstrating features that are NFC-based: Bluetooth has historically lacked a compelling ‘user-experience’, with passcodes and security getting in the way of adept interactions. It’s interesting here to see how NFC is being introduced [...]

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Physical hyperlinks presentation at XTech

Our presentation on Physical Hyperlinks has been accepted to XTech 2007. The presentation will be an overview of some of the concepts around physical hyperlinking, and perhaps some ideas about why it may not be a good interaction model for all situations. Here is the description: From Cooltown to CueCat, the physical hyperlink has been [...]

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Talsmann

In the diploma project Talsmann: Using products to introduce cross-country skiing as a spare time activity in China, Birger Løype looked at cross-cultural translations of products and activities. After a wide-ranging study of cross-country skiing in China, Birger used mobile phones and near field communication to propose a service that integrates information, products and physical [...]

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Touchable services: Art Server

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. Anna Daniell, Castilnano Simoons, Stig Skjelvik and Christopher Svendsen looked at new commercial models for artists and galleries, and the social sharing or artwork. Stig Skjelvik explains: [...]

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