Mobile Living

April 4th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Building Tech, Fabrication Tech, Products, Sustainability, Urbanism | 2 Comments »


Presented in the spectacular 18,000 sf Skylight Studios Gallery, Soho, NYC, Mobile Living will exhibit the unparalleled advancements in our society that have manifested our modern nomadic lifestyle. . . Mixing design and technology this will be a groundbreaking, curated presentation, running concurrently with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), and DesignDowntown in New York City, May 2006. Mobile Homes, Mobile Phones, Mobile computing, Automobiles, Motor homes, indoor and outdoor furniture will all be topics in the show.

Tactile 3D : Your Desktop in 3D

March 26th, 2006 | Filed under: Computing, Mapping, Products, Virtual Reality | 9 Comments »

Tactile 3D is a user interface made to browse and organize all your existing files in 3D using shapes and sounds to identify folders and files on your hard drive. [free trial]

A Force More Powerful

March 11th, 2006 | Filed under: Products, Social, Urbanism, Virtual Reality | 3 Comments »

A Force More Powerful is the first and only game to teach the waging of conflict using nonviolent methods. Destined for use by activists and leaders of nonviolent resistance and opposition movements, the game will also educate the media and general public on the potential of nonviolent action and serve as a simulation tool for academic studies of nonviolent resistance.

via Z Partners

Selective Laser Melting : 3D Printing in Metal

March 8th, 2006 | Filed under: Fabrication Tech, Mechanical Tech, Products | 1 Comment »

MCP Group’s MCP Realizer takes 3D printing / rapid prototyping into the world of metals. MCP uses a technique called SLM (Selective Laser Melting) which uses ordinary metal powders (bronze, zinc, stainless steel, tool steel, titanium, cobalt-chrome alloys) and a laser to melt thin layers of geometry repeatedly to produce finished parts. more>


Confederate Motorcycles

February 19th, 2006 | Filed under: Products | 6 Comments »

Confederate Motorcycles | Beautiful.

Tunecore + your music = lots of bling

February 15th, 2006 | Filed under: Internet, Products, Social | 4 Comments »

Tunecore is a completely new model of music distribution that will take your original music and put them up for sale on iTunes and Rhapsody (physical distribution coming soon). Simple. Cheap. No rights mongering or contracts. Get that bling you wanted.

NextEngine : $2500 Desktop 3D scanner

February 1st, 2006 | Filed under: Design, Products, Technology | 5 Comments »

NextEngine is a 3d desktop laser scanner requiring no special background or lighting and has a field size of 13.5″ x 10.1″ (also includes additional software to generate composite models from multiple scans).

via Engadget

The Quiet Revolution

January 30th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Design, Products, Sustainability | 1 Comment »

The Quiet Revolution
, a vibration-free silent wind turbine developed by XCO2, slated for its first installation this March (2006), could produce 10,000 kWh per year at an average wind speed of 5.8 m/s.

via Treehugger

Nokia with Near Field Communication

December 23rd, 2005 | Filed under: Future, Products, Programming, Technology | 3 Comments »

Nokia has rolled out prototype devices that both read and write RFID tags dubbed NFC (Near Field Communication). The interface links phones to phones as well as tags for embedded location-based triggers.

via elastic space

Displax : Interactive Storefront Windows

December 18th, 2005 | Filed under: Architecture, Products, Technology | 8 Comments »

Displax developed by Edigma, combines rear projection holographic screens with finger tracking to bring interactive storefront displays to retailers and various commercial applications.

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