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Miscellany

Tooth Tunes Hack

Monday, Mar 27th, 2017

The Tooth Tunes children’s toothbrush from Arm & Hammer uses bone conduction technology to play a fixed two-minute song clip from select popular artists. The user hears the music “inside” their head through the vibration of the toothbrush’s bristles. [ continue ]

Creaturepod

Saturday, Sep 26th, 2015

The Creaturepod is a portable walkie talkie system that enhances children’s interactive play. It mimics the fictional Creaturepod from the popular children’s television show, Wild Kratts. [ continue ]

Mustache Mayhem

Friday, Feb 6th, 2015

Mustache Mayhem is a mixed media and electronics project that challenges the paradigms of personal privacy and entertainment. [ continue ]

OLED Tile

Monday, Nov 19th, 2012

The OLED Tile is a light fixture concept created to explore the use of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology in a modular and interactive fashion.  [ continue ]

Vacuum Tube Night Light

Thursday, Feb 9th, 2012

The Vacuum Tube Night Light uses a 1960s-era 0A3/VR-75 cold-cathode gas-discharge tube and a rectifying circuit to create a lamp that provides a soft, orange glow. [ continue ]

Press

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