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MESH / Smart DIY kit

MESH
MESH
MESH

Discipline: Product

MESH

Discipline: Product

Smart DIY and sharing platform for easily linking electronic tags to things, actions or conditions wirelessly, encouraging everyone to be a “maker”. Requires no special skills or expertise. To define tag operations, users simply drag icons in an app. Because the circuitry is housed in a simple enclosure combining two square blocks, one inch on a side, the tags look like other common items at home or work. A grid of squares is also found on the app screen, which keeps the design consistent and invitingly simple.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Innovation, Usability + Ergonomics

MESH takes a playful and accessible approach to programming and to logic and hardware/software interaction, two topics of growing importance. The product enables users to interact directly with the virtual and physical world by trial and error. It has a very consistent, straightforward, simple and clean design, which underscores the function of each element and is also reflected in the design elements of the software. Two words: great work!
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Sony, Japan

SONY Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

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Design

Sony, Japan

Sony Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

Takeo Inagaki, Hidenori Karasawa, Junihci Nagahara, Yunha Cho, Shuhei Toyoda, Daisuke Ishii (SONY Design Centre Europe)

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