Tangible Interactions

This is the accompanying blog for the Tangible Interactions course at the Oslo School of Architecture & Design. The course is driven by the Touch research project.

Some references from Monday’s discussion

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Two general links for RFID projects (a very broad range):
51 futuristic uses for RFID
33 ways RFID has invaded your life

For Alice
Case of RFID used as a universal payment (within a closed system)
Also look at U-City

For Kyrre
Smart touch catering service for elderly
Lots of accessible NFC applications

For Knut
Some research on the body as interface
Tangible Interactions Design, space and place

For Fan Fan
Previous project on visualisation and ‘decoration’ with radio waves
Tic tac textiles: ideas for interaction in interior spaces

For Natacha:
Manual of signage design
Giulia’s project on locating everyday objects

For Marianne
The age of point at things
RFID and the social life of objects
The social life of objects
The RFID Ecosystem project

For Bo
Treat your sick doll with RFID
Little Tikes RFID kitchen

For playful RFID
Probably the first use of RFID in toys (the Star Wars Commtech range)
The coming age of magic

For transactions and infrastructure in public space
Touch and travel (interesting because the infrastructure is rolled out using simple (and probably cheap) interfaces that are glass and RFID tags. More here and here.
Aneace’s blog, he’s an expert in transactions
Touchable services task


Written by Timo

February 18, 2008 at 10:55 am

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  1. […] uses for RFID” and “33 ways RFID has invaded your life” Timo just posted on the course blog, exactly NONE of the applications has to do anything with play. Time to do something about that, I […]

    Playful? Not yet.

    February 18, 2008 at 12:46 pm

  2. Found this article about RFID that sums up the technology and different and potential use:



    February 21, 2008 at 10:01 pm

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