Wednesday, February 01, 2012

I love "house/office of the future" concept videos. There are always elements that are completely off, and some that seem prophetic (in the prediction sense, usually not the social justice sense). But there's always something thought-provoking in them.

I was watching this one today:

Openarch || FILM from Openarch on Vimeo.

How about that "in the air/on the wall" user interface? I like the alarm clock, temperatures and social media access; I could leave the ads, however. And I'm unsure about full-body Skype.

This one is from Microsoft a while ago:

More projecting information on surfaces. And very impressive handheld devices - meant to be future versions of Windows 7 phones, presumably.

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