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Products We Like: CES 2009 Edition

We just got back from the Consumer Electronics Show 2009 in Las Vegas. Here’s a collection of the most interesting things we saw there.

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Products We Like: Evolve Showerheads

It is awfully hard to change learned behavior. Once people get used to do something one way, especially if they do it very regularly, it is hard to get them to change. It is often easier to change the non-human parts of the system than…

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Products We Like: NeatDesk

One of the (many) design challenges we face in the next decade is how (and if) we convert the technology we already have, be it “dumb” electric appliances like toasters and stoves or simple objects like shoes and keys, into data that can be understood by smart machines like computers, mobile phones, etc.

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Products We Like: Husqvarna’s Automower Solar Hybrid

It’s too bad Father’s Day is eight months away. And that I don’t have a lawn anymore, because I would definitely want one of these: the Automower Solar Hybrid.

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Cute Overload: Double-Taker (Snout) Project

I just discovered my old professor Golan Levin had a new project this year, nicknamed Snout.

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Interactive Gestures Coming to Appliances

First it was public restrooms. Now your kitchen. This new side-by-side refrigerator by AEG-Electrolux conserves energy by going into sleep mode and but can be woken up with a wave, just like the paper towel dispenser at an airport bathroom

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USB Scan Toaster

I’m loving this Scan Toaster by Sung Bae Chang, one of the finalists in the The Electrolux Design Lab contest to be held on October 9th in Zurich, showcasing possible appliances of the future.

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