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Pedestrian Guidance System For Crowded Places

 

http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/lenticular_flooring_designed_to_make_you_move_to_the_right_19410.asp


Microsoft Research Shared Physical Workspace

 

 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/next/archive/2012/02/27/microsoft-research-shows-illumishare-and-blows-my-mind.aspx


Kinect Shopping Cart

kinect shopping cart

 

http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/02/shoppingcart/


Scale of the Universe

http://www.htwins.net/scale2/


Soccer Players in Inflatable suits


A Brief Rant on Interaction design

In response to these videos

I call this technology Pictures Under Glass. Pictures Under Glass sacrifice all the tactile richness of working with our hands, offering instead a hokey visual facade.

Is that so bad, to dump the tactile for the visual? Try this: close your eyes and tie your shoelaces. No problem at all, right? Now, how well do you think you could tie your shoes if your arm was asleep? Or even if your fingers were numb? When working with our hands, touch does the driving, and vision helps out from the back seat.

Pictures Under Glass is an interaction paradigm of permanent numbness. It’s a Novocaine drip to the wrist. It denies our hands what they do best. And yet, it’s the star player in every Vision Of The Future.

My problem is the opposite, really — this vision, from an interaction perspective, is not visionary. It’s a timid increment from the status quo, and the status quo, from an interaction perspective, is actually rather terrible.

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