May 12, 2008No Comments

Internet umbrella Researchers with Keio University’s Okude Laboratory have developed an unlikely platform to showcase content from the burgeoning image website Flickr. Pileus, also known


May 09, 2008No Comments

Modular interactive-sensor and lighting system The Sensacell system transforms architectural surfaces into dynamic interactive experiences. Sensacell capacitive proximity sensors detect people and objects on the

XURF Systems

May 01, 2008No Comments

Continuously morphable curved surfaces XURF (eXpandable sURFaces) Systems generates continuously morphable curved surfaces. Inspired by biological membranes, the resulting surfaces are rigid yet pliable and


Feb 03, 2008No Comments

Individual-tracking information display system Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automated identification process based on the storage and retrieval of data using transponders or RFID tags.

Magink Billboard

Jan 08, 2008No Comments

Digital-ink outdoor display Magink is the world’s first developer and provider of full-color “digital ink” displays. Digital ink technology is an environmentally friendly alternative to


Mar 11, 2007No Comments

Digitally-controlled surface manipulation of materials Texxus creates 3D surface forms and textures for architectural, industrial, and consumer products. Using advanced modeling and production software, Texxus

Lamina 1.0

Mar 04, 2007No Comments

Software that facilitates construction of precise free-form structures from sheet material Designed by Paul Haeberli, Lamina 1.0 software facilitates the fabrication of large-scale free-form structures

ERCO Virtual Luminaires

Nov 03, 2006No Comments

Virtual luminaire models for digital lighting simulation ERCO virtual luminaires are digital fixtures that accurately predict how their real counterparts will behave. Architecture begins in


Oct 19, 2006No Comments

Interactive holographic wall Teams need team computers: until now, working with a personal computer has only been possible for individuals. With the InterWall, it is


Apr 19, 2006No Comments

A process that creates 3D imagery of the ground subsurface The lack of accurate infrastructure mapping has resulted in the loss of billions of dollars