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Toshiba Home Gateway / Home gateway

Toshiba Home Gateway
Toshiba Home Gateway

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

This home gateway (HGW) works as a hub for IoT devices including sensors. The HGW has features such as: 1) Design: as the HGW will be used in a living room, it has a minimal cylindrical design conveying a sense of quality. 2) Camera: built into the HGW is a wide-angle camera. It also has a rotary cover that physically blocks the camera to prevent hacking. 3) Voice control: the HGW allows users to control IoT devices naturally with their voice and gives them responses and statuses with speech and light. 4) Bluetooth speaker: the HGW has a speaker box with high sound quality, which serves as an audio speaker.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2017

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe, North America, Further localization:: Japan

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Practical Use, Usability / Ergonomics

Client / Manufacturer

Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Visual Solutions Corp.
Kanagawa, Japan

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Design

Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

Design Center, Toshiba Corporation Tatsuya Honda (ID), Takayuki Watanabe (UI)

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