Weather forecasting umbrella

Rolf Coppens
May 9th 2006


An umbrella that provides information about the likelihood of rain so that users can make a simple, informed decision about whether to take the umbrella with them as they leave their home. after retrieving the weather data via a wifi connection, the handle glows more intensely with the increased chance of precipitation.

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Auke Touwslager
Posted 20/10/2009 – 13:22

And some context based energy. Not the sun this time, but the rain:

Posted 09/05/2006 – 13:41

Good example of putting information where it is needed: Context is content. The environment becomes the interface again.

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