Toyota FV2 Concept Car- a bond between man and machine

Toyota’s vision for the transportation of the future includes a car that can read your emotions and facial expressions, forging a bond between man and machine. Leading up to the Tokyo Motor Show, an annual event beginning Nov. 22, the Japanese firm unveiled its FV2 concept car. Toyota said the car-bike hybrid, which is a three-wheel, one-seat vehicle, “enhances … More Toyota FV2 Concept Car- a bond between man and machine

Design thinking tools

TOOLS Find out and learn in which context you should apply a series of practical tools developed to promote innovation in your professional environment. IMMERSION Cultural Probe Collect data of your target audience in their context and with the least interference possible. Get to know yearnings and expectations that support relevant decision-making and prepare the … More Design thinking tools

Agile Research Methods

What is Agile? Agile methods are a relatively new approach to producing software. In contrast to traditional approaches that emphasize requirements analysis, design, and implementation as distinct phases, Agile methods seek to minimize up-front planning in favor of producing working code quickly and often. Feedback from these baselevels is used to ensure that the resulting … More Agile Research Methods

Future Dashboards

AUTOMOBILE INTERFACES ARE CHANGING FAST. A LOOK AT THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE. BY: NEAL UNGERLEIDER Auto interiors have come a long way from the days when FM radio was a novelty. Electronic interfaces, digital displays, and interactive technology have improved safety and comfort and added fun. That’s a big leap from even … More Future Dashboards

4 Looming Tech Trends by Hartmut Esslinger

1. Flexible hardware While onlookers clamor for new devices–wearables like watches and glasses–Esslinger looks forward to new form factors engendered by flexible components. “Instead of hardbody cases, I think flexible, more organic housings will be possible,” he says. Frog explored the concept for New York Times Magazine in 2004 with theGelfrog Smart Notebook, a speculative design for … More 4 Looming Tech Trends by Hartmut Esslinger

4 Big Trends Shaping The Future Of Design by Co Design

Automatic, by Automatic Labs  The challenge: Drive smarter  This intelligent hardware-and-app combo acts as a driving assistant, monitoring individual habits at the wheel and offering audio hints on how to cruise with greater fuel efficiency. Food Thinking, by Gravity  The challenge: Carefully consider our food  What drives the Western world’s obsession with food? This research project, … More 4 Big Trends Shaping The Future Of Design by Co Design

WHY CARDS ARE THE FUTURE OF THE WEB

Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices. We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and destinations, towards completely personalised experiences built on an aggregation of many individual pieces of content. Content being broken down into individual components and re-aggregated is the result of the rise of … More WHY CARDS ARE THE FUTURE OF THE WEB

Health Future

After over 40 years of pioneering work in the Life Science industry, a multidisciplinary design team at Ergonomidesign put together their take on the future for the Health Care industry. Their challenge was to envision the future and develop possible solutions for the world to test, use and reflect on. The outcome has generated many discussions, both … More Health Future

Celebrating 100 Years of Indian Cinema

Movies keep us alive, we dream movies, worship actors/actresses and love to watch all kind of movies. Regional cinema and Hindi cinema has its glorious history. Indian movies are not only about bright colors and hundredths of people dancing and singing in between a quite long movie (3 hrs). Just like anything else its changing and contributing to understand people more about social changes and … More Celebrating 100 Years of Indian Cinema

Top 10 breakthrough technologies – 2013

Article originally published in MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW Think of the most frustrating, intractable, or simply annoying problems you can imagine. Now think about what technology is doing to fix them. That’s what we did in coming up with our annual list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies. We’re looking for technologies that we believe will expand the … More Top 10 breakthrough technologies – 2013

Changing faces of interactions and experience

No boundary line lies  between physical and virtual  experience. Technology and new ways of digital interaction  are completely changing our presence and reactions to the physical world. Whenever I visit a historical place or museum I always prefer an audio guide instead of a real human guide, which is not even expensive but I avoid the real human,along with his own biases and … More Changing faces of interactions and experience

Be the change

Delhi is fighting for justice and this is not the first time (refer Bus gang rape). We are bounded by many social, emotional, mythological and historical facts to think that women are weak. In my opinion its not our history or mythology which paints a miserable and weak picture of a female but its our choice to look … More Be the change

Ornamentated innovation

We are highly influenced by our visual culture. Fine sketches and random doodles can explain these deep rooted expressions of our culture very well. India is a country of  rich craftsmanship and detailing. There are many areas where we are lacking in technological innovation but we are never behind to express our ornamented expressions. Desire to be unique, lead people to … More Ornamentated innovation

a beautiful innovation

In front of a multinational company there was this tea/maggi/egg seller, without electricity supply was handling his small shop with a gas stove and a candle. It was cold and windy outside but this very innovative upside down plastic jar was working perfectly as his candle holder.

A simple interaction

Why we are stuck with the digital stuff and glowing interfaces? The beauty of a product is its simplicity and it seems that we try hard to make it complex. Adorable simplicity and feel of interaction is so modern and original. Its an effort to make us feel textures instead of pressurizing eye balls to set … More A simple interaction