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Asteria - Ubiquitous Hearth / Interaction concept for intelligent appliances

Asteria - Ubiquitous Hearth
Asteria - Ubiquitous Hearth

ASTERIA is an electronic hearth that creates completely novel cooking experience. You can put your pot anywhere and then ASTERIA would start a "fire" under it after making sure that the material can be heated. And the platform is large enough to contain about 4 pans at the same time. Thus, you can feel free to cook numerous meals at the same time.
A digital screen is settled on the hearth, telling you duration and degree of heating of the pots directly. A switch called ASTRA is able to interact with this screen, making it possible to adjust the degree of heating of several pots respectively.


Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Tianjia Shen,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Chenyu Huang,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University