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Meta / Reinventing the energy meter

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Meta

Saving Energy is important. Be it for the purpose of saving money or protecting the environment. Still, the energy meter - the only indicator of energy consumption - carves out a miserable existence in the basements of our homes and is rarely read. Another problem is the abstract unit "Kilowatt hour", which is the main unit measuring energy usage, but mostly unknown to people. Meta is a concept which aims to bring your energy usage closer to you. It doesn't scare you with exact, scientific data but emphasizes an emotional way to understand energy. It consists of a interactive sculpture and a smart web service connected to your energy provider

University

Hochschule für Gestaltung

Hochschule für Gestaltung
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Design

Interaktionsgestaltung

Interaktionsgestaltung
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Philipp Schmitt Stephan Bogner Xin Satonaka