Category Archives: Workshops

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 [...]

Also posted in Events, Interaction design | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Touch at Picnic 07

We are at the Picnic 07 conference in Amsterdam, where we are participating in the Mediamatic RFID hackers camp. There are six projects using RFID to track, entertain, frighten and socialise the 1500 or so participants, who have all been tagged with RFID keychains. You can follow the progress at the Mediamatic weblog and come [...]

Also posted in Events, Interaction design, News | Leave a comment

Hackers Camp @ Picnic 07

Mediamatic is organising a Physical computing hackers camp in September. The workshop is for designers and hackers to put physical computing ideas into practice with lots of users. The workshop takes place just before Picnic 07. “A great opportunity to try out your physical computing fantasies with a large number of live-stock. Mediamatic will be [...]

Also posted in Events | 1 Comment

MIRW 2007

A new workshop on Mobile Interaction with the Real World is taking place at Mobile HCI in Singapore this September. Following the success of Mobile Interaction with the Real World; at MobileHCI 2006, we would like to continue this workshop as a forum that concentrates on mobile interactions with real world objects. Among the questions [...]

Also posted in Events | 3 Comments

Hybrid World Lab slides

This week at the Hybrid World Lab at Mediamatic I have given five presentations related to NFC, physical, tangible, social interactions and design methodology. Here are the slides for each of those presentations. They are PDF files. Designing between things, places and people An introduction to some of my work and current work in the [...]

Also posted in Events | 2 Comments

Teaching Touch

This spring we have an MA interaction design course dedicated to the Touch research project at AHO called ‘Tangible interactions’. On this course there are 10 students, mainly with an industrial and interaction design background. So far we have had workshops from Tom Igoe on networked objects and Anne Galloway on anthropology and ethnographic method. [...]

Also posted in About the project, Interaction design, Student projects | 5 Comments

Hybrid World Lab

I’m pleased to announce that we will be involved in the Hybrid World Lab at Mediamatic in Amsterdam from 7 – 11 May 2007: Mediamatic organizes a new workshop in which the participants develop prototypes for hybrid world media applications. Where the virtual world and the physical world used to be quite separated realms of [...]

Also posted in Events | Leave a comment

From workshopping to designing

This autumn we have run the Near field interactions workshop at Nordichi, the RFID hacking workshop at AHO both of which resulted in many product ideas and early prototypes. The project has also been part of workshops such as MIRW at Mobile HCI. Many people have been passing through Oslo including Adam Greenfield and Bruce [...]

Also posted in About the project, Events | Leave a comment