Thermometer Delivers Diagnosis & Calls The Doctor

March 6th, 2013 by NearInteraction

“Thermometer is one of the oldest medical device, used by every doctors and even in house as a personal medical device.

The Kinsa Smart Thermometer gets you a new way of diagnosing and dealing with normal and everyday illness.

The Kinsa Smart Thermometer is designed in a simple way to provide treatment advice when it comes to more serious symptoms.
If you really feel your condition is extremely serious, Kinsa App can even make a call to your doctor or may be book an appointment at your local medical clinic.

The device have no battery, display or processor in it. You just need to plug it into iPhone headphone jack and Kinsa App will display the patients temperature.

It’s a good device, if like to monitor your health closely as it can record your temperature historically by creating a profile.

It can also be helpful to check for any seasonal illness circulating in local groups.”

The Kinsa Smart Thermometer: thin, elegant, and comfortable.

Connects to your phone for accurate and fast reading. Accompanying app is free with an easy-to-use interface. Includes optional extension cord.

Kinsa Smart Thermometer



Lean UX | Rapid Analogue Prototyping

March 5th, 2013 by NearInteraction

The session explored the concept of paper prototyping, a valuable model to test the core value of a project, accelerate the design process and identify the strengths and weaknesses of a value proposition.

See the video

NearLab – March 5, 2013

Workshop lectured by Diogo Terroso.


Lean UX Prototyping Workshop | Optimus

February 27th, 2013 by NearInteraction

UX Prototyping Workshop for development of telecommunication products.

Optimus, Lisbon, February 27, 2013

UX Prototyping Workshop lectured by Diogo Terroso

Project developed by Beta-i for Optimus Portugal, in collaboration with the Lean UX Portugal.

Lean UX Portugal


Lean UX | Workshop Prototyping & Sketching

February 26th, 2013 by NearInteraction

UX Masterclass dedicated to rapid prototyping, a session “on steroids” for a group of entrepreneurs, designers, developers and creators.

NearLab – February 26, 2013
Workshop lectured by Diogo Terroso


BFS-Solo: High Speed Book Digitization using Monocular Video

February 4th, 2013 by NearInteraction

BFS-Solo enables high-speed book digitization using monocular video captured while the paper is deformed. Our original method can reconstruct the 3D deformation and restore a flat document image by taking into account the physical constraints on deformation for a sheet of paper from the monocular image sequence. This system allows flexibility of configuration for high-speed book digitization, anywhere and anytime.”

Ishikawa Oku Laboratory

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Learn Routines by Playing!

January 7th, 2013 by NearInteraction

Using familiar objects to interact with the world of imagination. Teach real life routines to children by playing with virtual characters.

  • TEACH FAMILIAR ROUTINES

Introduce children to good social and healthy habbits, like brushing their teeth or washing their hands.

  • REAL WORLD MEETS VIRTUAL

Connect the family iPad with “smart” physical household objects and toys, and interact with virtual characters.

  • MONITOR PROGRESS

A dashboard for parents gives added insight and behavioral statistics on their children’s progress over time.

App developed by NearInteraction.

Ipoappo


Interactive Educational Tool for Kids Learning Stop-Motion Animation

January 7th, 2013 by NearInteraction

“Pas a Pas is an interactive educational tool for schools that enables children to learn and experiment with different sets of elements using animation. It aims to use the physicality and the animated outcome of stop motion animation to bridge the gap between abstract concepts from maths, physics or arts (usually represented by graphs, equations or words) and reality.

The system consist of three aspects: a platform to record and display animations, sets of elements for animating and a community to share the content generated.”

Pas a Pas


BFS-Auto: High Speed Book Scanner at over 250 pages/min

December 4th, 2012 by NearInteraction

BFS-Auto can achieve high-speed and high-definition book digitization at over 250 pages/min using the original media format. This performance is realized by three key points: high-speed fully-automated page flipping, real-time 3D recognition of the flipped pages, and high-accuracy restoration to a flat document image. This system is toward the practical use in 2013.”

Ishikawa Oku Laboratory

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Baby Monitor Let You Watch Over Your Baby by Your Iphone

November 5th, 2012 by NearInteraction

“This Smart Baby Monitor from Withings is now available in the U.S., allowing parents to remotely check on their child using their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The hinged monitor has a wide-angle adjustable 3-megapixel camera, with night vision and a 4x zoom.

The device also has sensors that detect noise, movement, temperature and humidity levels, and can alert the parent of these changes, depending on the user-adjustable parameters. A two-way microphone lets you hear the baby and also talk to them, and you can also start a lullaby or switch on a night light.

The Smart Baby Monitor can connect to the internet via wi-fi or Ethernet cable, or directly to your Apple device via Bluetooth. You need to be running Withings’ freeWithBaby app on your device to access the monitor’s functions.”

Check out the demo video below:

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Totoya Creatures: Turn iPads and iPhones into Huggable Interactive Toys

October 8th, 2012 by NearInteraction

Totoya Creatures are the combination of the new and old. They are the next generation of plush toys: soft and digital pets for kids. It plays tunes, repeats voice with effects, pretends being a cyclops and likes when you comb his hair. Manufactured with natural user interface and child-safe materials.

Our creatures are the cutest hybrids: soft toys and clever devices in one. We present the cross-over between traditional toys and digital future. Moreover, it is safe both for the kids and for the device. Now you can get your first iDevice at the age of 0!”