Ambient connections

PLAY. “…this project explores interactive pillows as a means of enhancing long-distance communications. Through natural interaction with a pillow in one location, dynamic textile patterns are activated in a pillow located elsewhere.”

Swedish Interactive Institute

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Wearable cameras

Smile to the hand. “A mock-up of a glove-type concept camera from Fuji Photo Film Co. was shown Sunday at the Future Creation Fair in Tokyo. The camera enables users to shoot still and moving images with finger signs.”

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Security robotics

Artemis conducts security patrol in Fukuoka“T63 Artemis shines lights and emits alarms if it spots any worrying activity, detects and memorizes car license plates it finds in the area, reports back wirelessly to security HQ and is armed with video cameras and several non-lethal offensive weapons such as a fluorescent paintball gun and the capability to spray a cloud of mist to temporarily blind the intruder.”

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Photo feeds

Decaying images via RSS. “I just signed up for the RSS Feed for the keyword “decay” on the Flickr image-sharing site. That means that my RSS aggregator gets a steady stream of photos tagged by their uploaders with the word “decay.”

Boing Boing

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