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Finding Europe with Lights Sonderaktion: Original-Lampen zu kaufen

english explanation at the bottom Zur re:publica 2015 haben wir als ubirch die Installation “Finding Europe with Lights” gemacht: 29 Farb/Licht-Sensoren in 29 EU-Staaten (28 + Schweiz) und 29 dazu passende Lampen, die in Halle 1 auf einer EU-Karte auf dem Boden angeordnet wurden. Die Lampen zeigten die realen Lichtverhältnisse in den Ländern an, und Continue Reading

Hacking the City with Public IoT

One of the things IoT can be good for is hacking public infrastructure. Think of someone who has issues taking stairs and instead has to rely on a functioning elevator, fathers with their kids, people with a wheelchair, elder people etc. – in these cases the question whether a specific elevator is working properly at the Continue Reading

ubirch #1 r0.3

Today our new bridge-board ubirch #1 r0.3 has arrived. It’s one of the most fascinating pieces of hardware if have held in my hands so far – even more if you consider the early roots of this where we combined an Atmel 328p with an adafruit fona module to transfer some sensor-data in our finding Continue Reading