Join me at Connected Bodies Symposium Feb19

Join me at Connected...

Art Center College of Design in partnership with Intel is hosting a Symposium today titled, Connected Bodies: Imagining New Wearables. I will be speaking on a panel that will be focusing on the topic of “reflections on today’s wearable landscape”, which will include myself, Eric Olson (Karten Design), Steve Holmes...

Why companies need to make wearables cool Feb19

Why companies need t...

My colleague at Artefact, Craig Hajduk, recently wrote an article about the business of wearables. As this new industry continues to pave its way, there are a significant amount of challenges not only with the technical, design, manufacturing, and experience side of a wearable product, but also the business side. “Both...

An unobtrusive language translator Dec11

An unobtrusive langu...

The internet and smartphones have made it much easier to converse with people who speak different languages to you, with services using these technologies providing both instant text-to-speech and speech-to-speech translation options. Sigmo, a simple Bluetooth device which uses existing online translation services to translate...

The future of healing broken bones Dec04

The future of healin...

Jake Evill, a recent graduate of the School of Design at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, has created the ‘Cortex Cast’, a fully ventilated, super light, shower friendly, hygienic, recyclable and stylish exoskeleton and his design is absolutely beautiful. It’s a breath of fresh air to a tired old...

Vocalize sounds without your voicebox Aug16

Vocalize sounds with...

Nic Wallenberg’s The Human Speaker is a curious electrical collar that allows you to vocalize electronic sounds without using your voicebox. Usually when singing or speaking, vibrations originating in the voice box are transported up the throat to the mouth, before emanating from the lips as sound waves. The Human...