Retrievr

Want to find images on Flickr? Just sketch the kind of image you want on retievr. Here is my effort to find trees in a field with blue skies and green grass.

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Habitat Hotel LED mesh

Working for experimental company Cloud9, James Clar is building a working prototype for a model of the Habitat Hotel, near Barcelona. He says: It is a hotel with a light mesh that wraps the whole building. The light mesh has sensors that will read the daylight sun amplitude and then at night each node will […]

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persistence of vision

Two great examples of persistence of vision. One is at the planned public library in Minneapolis where LED’s on the outside of the lift reveal letter by letter words describing the titles of books being checked out. The second came via Make magazine – one for the kids – SpokePOV – LED bike wheel images – […]

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Night time in the NE

Came across mashups of earth lights on google maps and Moon maps showing moon landings – excellent. On the former i was amazed to see the comparison of light levels in Middlesbrough and the NE compared to London and SE.

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WSN products, people and reports

Crossbow – we are using this product at Arup – the Mica2, Mica2 dot and more recently the Micaz. Gateways include the MIB510 (with USB adapter) and the MIB600 ethernet gateway. Sensor boards include the MTS300 and 310’s, the MTS420 and the MDA500. We also have the Moteworks software. Whilst not strictly WSN technology (but […]

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