Future Cities Catapult is interested in how our cities will feel and perform when objects, spaces, buildings, infrastructure and people are connected. As part of an ongoing design research project about the connected street, the Catapult collaborated with Berg, a UK-based technology company, to explore the possibilities of connected displays. Berg researched the idea through making a prototype and the Catapult through a series of interviews with those who commission, curate and manage signage.”

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The battle for the wrist continues.
"Track and improve energy, diet, exercise and sleep with the revolutionary Larklife system for iPhone and iPod touch.”
(via Toby)

The battle for the wrist continues.

"Track and improve energy, diet, exercise and sleep with the revolutionary Larklife system for iPhone and iPod touch.”

(via Toby)

Make your sleep a work of art with IBIS Sleep Art (Facebook page).

"You drift off, our robot awakens and while you sleep 80 sensors concealed in your mattress transmit temperature, movements and sound to the robot who transforms your signals into brush strokes."

Pulse by ElectricFoxy is a wearable accessory and mobile phone experience that monitors your heart rate and helps keep you in your most optimal fitness zone. It is a "fashionable approach to heart rate monitoring" that can be worn as a piece of jewelry.

The Nike Hyperdunk+ basketball shoe measures vertical jump, quickness & hustle - then converts it all to NikeFuel. Embedded Nike+ sensors in the shoes track every move on the court - and wirelessly sync your stats with your phone.

Video by Royale.

Fiat's ecoDrive technology is the world’s first in-car USB device that allows drivers to see how much CO2 their driving produces and then shows them how to reduce their emissions.

A Year of Links by Tom Armitage
"I thought it would be interesting to produce a kind of personal encylopedia: each volume cataloguing the links for a whole year. Given I first used Delicious in 2004, that makes for eight books to date."
Then…
"So there you have it. I made a book, or rather eight books, or rather a bottomless book-making machine. The code is available for you to do so as well. It was hugely satisfying to open the box from Lulu at work one morning, and see this stack of paper, that was something I had made."

A Year of Links by Tom Armitage

"I thought it would be interesting to produce a kind of personal encylopedia: each volume cataloguing the links for a whole year. Given I first used Delicious in 2004, that makes for eight books to date."

Then…

"So there you have it. I made a book, or rather eight books, or rather a bottomless book-making machine. The code is available for you to do so as well. It was hugely satisfying to open the box from Lulu at work one morning, and see this stack of paper, that was something I had made."

Nike opens the world’s first ever Nike FuelStation at Boxpark London - a retail space like no other designed for today’s digitally enabled athlete.

Nike+ FuelStation at BOXPARK Offers:

  • Digital Mannequins – motion sensitive intelligent mirrors that reveal film footage of local runners wearing key products from the store
  • Interactive Touch Screens – providing consumers with information about Nike+ products, Nike+ Run Club sessions and products
  • Weekly Nike+ Run Club – free running club open to all East London runners
  • Physio and Nutritionist Services – free regular consultations with physios and nutritionists for Nike+ Run Club members
  • Gait Analysis – in-store treadmill to allow consumers to purchase the right shoe for their running style
  • Nike+ FuelBand Interactive Experience – a motion sensitive installation where consumers see a life-size, digitized reflection on an LCD wall that reacts to movement to create a stunning piece of digital art that can be shared with friends via social networks
The Beam Brush is the world’s first smart toothbrush, a manual brush that monitors your oral hygiene habits and reports them to a smartphone app.
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The Beam Brush is the world’s first smart toothbrush, a manual brush that monitors your oral hygiene habits and reports them to a smartphone app.

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