The Now and New project is to discuss how technology has changed our lives. We apply the new behaviors that people developed when using smart devices onto daily objects. By combining the already-existing objects and the "smart" behaviors, the project invites visitor to a unique, fun and interactive experience.
WindUp is a sweet wooden chair allowing your smartphones charged, as long as you don't mind to do some clockwork. The extra size clockwork implies people to contribute physical efforts for their hardworking smart devices.
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A table that offers a playground for people to play and have fun together. Happy Together invites people not to focus on their smartphone for a while, but having some face to face interactions with people around them. To play, you need to put down your smartphone, and interact with others so that you can create interesting sounds and music. More people to play, richer music comes out.
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How we used to make friends is to do something together. However, as technology advances, now we can meet new people easily through internet. Friendship Machine is a vending machine that you can make new friends efficiently by providing your personal information in return.
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Nowadays, carrying a smartphone all the time is nothing unusual. It becomes the first thing we do when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we call it a day. Good Night combines the familiar using scenario into its thoughtful features.
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Color Up is a lamp that can mimic the color of any physical object or surface. Users can grab the light bulb sampler to capture hues from real objects. ColorUp's playful magic does not lie in its technology but in its ability to make people realize the vibrant color palette around them.
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With the popularity of smartphones, touch has become a major action to trigger things in our life. What if this action could also apply to our daily objects, for example, a lamp?
Tap Dance is a touch lamp allowing familiar finger movements to control.
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PEGA D&E is the design team of Pegatron Corp. In addition to being long-term experts in information technology development, PEGA D&E strives to explore other fields and pursues breakthroughs in its own designs. PEGA D&E 's team of seasoned designers and R&D engineers, with support from the in-house prototyping and materials labs, provide clients with comprehensive product development services during each stage of the development cycle.