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  • Finger-mounted reading device for the blind

  • Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory have built a prototype of a finger-mounted device with a built-in camera that converts written text into audio for visually impaired users. The device provides feedback — either tactile or audible — that guides the user’s finger along a line of text, and the system generates the [...]
  • Archisketch _ Sketch & Doodle to Scale

  • Featured in the "Best Productivity App" on the UK App store, Urban Design’s Archisketch iPad sketching app automatically scales drawings to size, including line thickness. It also allows you to flip, rotate and duplicate layers, create custom symbols and is free to download from the App Store. An ideal tool for archite[...]
  • Penumbra - A Kinetic Daylighting and Shading System

  • This project was designed to offer a kinetic and mechanical solution to a problem that would otherwise be nearly impossible to solve with static architectural components: providing shading across a building facade for both low evening sun and high afternoon sun conditions. Our solution was a series of vertical shading [...]
  • Attachment is...

  • Attachment, a poetic machine connected to a website, allows you to send messages, images, or videos into the air through a biodegradable balloon. The basic idea was to take a stand against the current use of “smart” technologies by creating a poetic concept, using current technology that allows us to communicate differ[...]
  • ECHOOOOOOOO, The eight-channel robotic choir

  • Performer's voice is processed in eight independent channels and feeded to the speakers, movement of each speaker is directly connected with frequency and amplitude of the generated sound. The project was originally created for Art+Bits Festival and presented at Rondo Sztuki Gallery (3–5.10.2014) artbits.pl rondoszt[...]
  • Times Square 4K Screen Launch, New York

  • Commissioned by SecondStory for Vornado Realty, Universal Everything created a series of films as launch content for the largest digital billboard in Times Square – wrapping a block with 24 million pixels. From a single pixel, the audience is taken on a journey of transformation inspired by technological advances, lan[...]
  • Eameses' Solar Do-Nothing Machine

  • In 1957, Charles and Ray designed the Solar Do-Nothing Machine for Alcoa, the Aluminum Company of America. True to the Eameses’ belief that toys are not as innocent as they appear, the machine was one of the first uses of solar power to produce electricity. In the 1990s, Eames Demetrios discovered unedited footage of[...]
  • Walking city: a slowly evolving video sculpture

  • Winner of Golden Nica at Ars Electronica 2014 Walking City is a continuation of Universal Everything’s artistic line of enquiry, investigating human movement, emotional design, architecture and sound. It is inspired by the sense of walking through a city, how absorbing your surroundings alters sensation and emotion.[...]
  • Copenhagen Wheel

  • The Copenhagen Wheel transforms your bicycle into a smart electric hybrid, quickly and easily. The Wheel contains a motor, batteries, multiple sensors, wireless connectivity, and an embedded control system. The Wheel learns how you pedal and integrates seamlessly with your motion, multiplying your pedal power 3x—10x. I[...]
  • Seaboard

  • Design of the year 2014 Each year, the Design Museum in London awards deserving companies the title of ‘Design of the Year’ in several different categories. This year, the award in the ‘Product’ category went to ROLI for it’s spectacular design of the Seaboard GRAND. Because of this, they now move on as a nominee fo[...]
  • The Swings

  • The interactive installation by the design team Daily tous les jours consists of a series of musical swings. When used all together, the swings compose a musical piece in which certain melodies emerge only through cooperation. It’s a game where from the start you need to adjust to the actions of others. The Swings a[...]
  • I Am Seeing Things

  • "I Am Seeing Things headphones were created as part of a week long workshop at Edinburgh College of Art. Six sensors were placed on an unidentified object, recording values of light, humidity, stretch and temperature. A live feed of the values was uploaded online, to which the participants had unobstructed access. Each[...]