Blind Navigator

From The Theme SENSING AND COMPUTING WHAT IF What if we could use assistive technology to significantly increase the mobility and independence of those who are blind or visually impaired? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop, build and test a portable system that facilitates navigation by blind people. Like the […]

Spatial Meaning Constraints in Visual Language Reading

From The Theme SOCIAL AND COMPUTING SCIENCES WHAT IF What if we could study how people process text and images in order to better understand the parameters of visual language? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore the perceptual constraints available for processing meaning from the textual and spatial features of […]

Interaction Archetypes in Global Teamwork (Arche)

From The Theme CONTEXTUAL FUTURES FOR SMART PERSONAL DEVICES WHAT IF? What if ubiquitous wearable sensors and smart devices could be leveraged to augment global team interaction, improve team dynamics, and unlock new team potential? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We proposed Arche, a concept-proving project aimed at uncovering interaction archetypes in global teamwork […]

Kindred Britain 2.0 – Can We Walk the Past’s Streets

From The Theme MEMORY, ESTATE AND LEGACIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD WHAT IF What if we could create a multidimensional, dynamic and interactive visual infographic, combining data on people, time and space to track the evolution of concepts, relationships and ideas? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO Our goal is to leverage a curated and […]