Digital Interaction

Public Safety PTT Solution

The Public Safety PTT Solution is a broadband communication solution to aid the social safety net by creating a user experience that helps diverse occupations and age groups adapt to new devices. Backed by video PTT call and media sharing functions, walkie-talkies can be replaced by smartphones. A push-to-talk method helps multiple users talk simultaneously over several channels. The interface enables users understand the channel information and converse with participants at a glance.

Designed by: Si Hyoung Lee, Hoon Cho, Jung Go, Seo Eun Park and Hye Jung Choi of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Contact: hk.che@samsung.com | www.samsung.com

V20 GUI

The V20 GUI phone provides users the freedom to customize the wallpaper in the lock screen. It is integrated with the signature function on the second screen, and the first letter of the user-defined phrase is shown on the lock screen in graphic form. Dynamic downloadable themes can change the entire graphical user interface of the phone.

Designed by: Mijun Yoo, Hwimoon Jo, Youngjin Kang, Mimi Bae and Jihae Bang of LG Electronics Corporate Design Center

Contact: Gihyeon.Lee@lge.com | lge.com

Blink: A Language of Love through Light

Blink: A Language of Love through Light is an innovative physical-to-digital experience that keeps families with sick children connected during medical treatment. This custom-built set of devices gives families an unspoken language of love during moments of separation and anxiety. When a shake or tap is detected, it's sent to the cloud through a 3G antenna. The message is then routed to the corresponding Blink where a set of six LEDs flashes the message as a sequence of colored lights. Families remain close when they can’t physically be together. Designers collaborated with a children’s hospital to ensure that all materials and components would pass hospital regulations and be safe for children. 

Designed by: SapientRazorfish Creative + IoT Teams for SapientRazorfish and Ronald McDonald House Charities

Contact: smatejko@sapient.com

Microsoft Surface Dial

A new tool for the creative process, Surface Dial is a digital accessory for multi-input computing specifically designed to complement a digital inking workspace. It offers a new way to interact with technology and create in a natural, immersive way. It can store, customize, access, navigate and reimagine physical tools in the digital world—from concept to creation. When used with Surface Studio, Surface Dial allows you to reimagine the way you design. Place it directly on the screen and watch as a color picker or ruler magically appears on your digital drafting table.

Designed by: Microsoft

Contact: scotsche@microsoft.com | www.surface.com

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