Ubiquitous Computing

Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

August 19, 2013
Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

Using a brain-computer interface technology pioneered by University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He, several young people have learned to use their thoughts to steer a flying robot around a gym, making it turn, rise, dip, and even sail through a ring.

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Connecting: The Future Of Interaction Design & User Experience [VIDEO]

January 24, 2013
Connecting: The Future Of Interaction Design & User Experience [VIDEO]

Connecting is an 18 minute documentary that explores the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry’s thought leaders.

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Flutter: Gesture-Controlled Webcams

August 27, 2012

Flutter lets you control the play function on Spotify or iTunes by simply waving at your computer.

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Ubiquitous Computing: Raspberry Pi, Computer On A Stick

August 29, 2011
Ubiquitous Computing: Raspberry Pi, Computer On A Stick

David Braben explains to the BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones the Raspberry PI scheme designed to give a cheap computer on a stick to every child.

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Oblong: Real-Life “Minority Report” Computer Interface

June 24, 2011
Oblong: Real-Life “Minority Report” Computer Interface

Videos of a demonstration of the Oblong computer interface, the same kind of natural computing you saw in the movie Minority Report.

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The Post-PC Era

June 5, 2011
The Post-PC Era

Forrester analyst Sarah Rotman Epps discusses the post-PC era: It’s getting closer to the concept of ubiquitous computing.

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