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MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

Now available for purchase by real estate developers, the Ori system is an all-in-one solution for compact living.

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June 9, 2017

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The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

Featuring technology developed by Carlo Ratti, one of the first cash-free grocery stores has opened in Milan, providing a glimpse into what retail stores of tomorrow will be like.

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June 2, 2017

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The Reinvention of a Failed, Forgotten Chair

The Reinvention of a Failed, Forgotten Chair

Out of production since 1951, Saarinen’s once impossible-to-build loveseat has returned to market, thanks to the power of technology.

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May 31, 2017

Section: Design

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Othr Uses 3-D Printing to Produce Great Design with Zero Waste

Othr Uses 3-D Printing to Produce Great Design with Zero Waste

Joe Doucet has turned his attention to retail with Othr, a virtual store that 3-D prints accessories on demand.

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May 26, 2017

Section: Design

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Dyson’s Next Trick: Lighting

Dyson’s Next Trick: Lighting

What’s next after the LED revolution? Jake Dyson says there are many more ways to save energy without compromising on illumination.

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May 24, 2017

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Yves Béhar Is Designing for Old Age

Yves Béhar Is Designing for Old Age

The seniors boom has spurred on tech startups to invest in aging. Yves Béhar’s Fuseprojects is developing an undergarment that adds muscular support to enhance mobility.

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May 17, 2017

Section: Design

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Fashion Designer Pauline van Dongen Is Revolutionizing Wearable Tech

Fashion Designer Pauline van Dongen Is Revolutionizing Wearable Tech

Maker of condom-inspired athletic wear and denim jackets that give hugs, Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen tells Azure why she’s imbuing fashion with interactive and response technologies.

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May 11, 2017

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The Nimb Ring is a Fashion-Forward Panic Button

The Nimb Ring is a Fashion-Forward Panic Button

The Nimb ring is a stylish new wearable device that wraps safety around your finger, sending a call for help with the touch of a button.

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April 12, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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A New Generation of Home Robots Is Here

A New Generation of Home Robots Is Here

Gimmick of today or a fixture of the future? Offering everything from companionship and schedule-keeping to security, a new generation of home robots could revolutionize the way we live.

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March 1, 2017

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A Facade with Special Effects at Calgary’s New Engineering School

A Facade with Special Effects at Calgary’s New Engineering School

The Schulich School of Engineering is the University of Calgary’s latest addition. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, it features an impressive sensor-embedded glass wall that responds to light.

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February 28, 2017

Section: Architecture

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