App code for the Hamster Wheel

App development

At the very bottom of the app are three hall effect sensors and a magnet stuck on the wheel. From this connection it’s possible to establish when and how often a rotation happens, and so the speed of the user running/walking on the wheel. The mechanism is very simple: a magnet gives an input each time that passes by a…

Overall Technology progression

Being honest, when I applied for the MA Interaction Design Communication one year ago, I didn’t know exactly what it was about. My original intention was to study Communication Design, however I was intrigued by the Interaction Design program mostly because there were many things which I didn’t know at all. Furthermore, just six months before applying I started to…

Project ready for Berlin

My project on Social Object is ready for the ThingsCon conference in Berlin. After spending a month trying to build a prototype forThe Stubborn Door, I had eventually to give in my idea for logistic reason (reported in my previous post). Hence, I get back to my previous room mockup showing The Morning Window having only a week I did…

Cheeky Objects – first prototype

For a first prototype of the Cheeky Objects, my physical computing project focused on social objects for energy saving, I choose to represent one of them: the annoying window blind. The concept is very simple, when there is enough light outside, the window blinds will automatically open and the light inside will switch off, an easy trick to take advantage…
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