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Ripple / Adaptive home appliance

Ripple
Ripple

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

Ripple

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

Ripple is an interface designed to control interaction with an intelligent thermostat. As systems become more intelligent and adaptive, communication with them becomes more complex. This interface uses shape change and haptic force feedback to balance human and system control in interaction, while it also aims to teach the user better energy-saving habits. Additionally, the shape is used to reflect the activity of the thermostat throughout the day when the system is controlling the temperature.

Very conceptual idea with striking aesthetics. The detailed execution is impressive and deserves our attention.
Jury-Statement
Thank you. I am truly honored to receive this award and I would like to thank everybody who has supported me to realize this project.
Winner Statement
University

University of Technology Eindhoven

University of Technology Eindhoven
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Anke van Oosterhout,
University of Technology Eindhoven