internet of things

As part of our research to support BERG's Pixel Track prototype, the Catapult explored the question of connected displays via discussion, interviewing those who procure, design or curate displays and public signs. Finn Williams, of the Greater London Authority, is responsible for urban regeneration projects across London. He discusses the Mayor of London's strategies to de-clutter the high street, whilst reinforcing local culture through signage. Corinna Gardner of the Victoria & Albert Museum is part of a new team curating this emerging product category. She also describes the museum's need for a more dynamic form of display. Jon Hunter is…

Future Cities Catapult is interested in how our cities will feel and perform when spaces, objects, buildings, infrastructure and people are connected. As part of a design research agenda exploring how the street may change, we collaborated with BERG, a UK-based technology company, to explore the idea of connected displays. While we conducted a series of research interviews, BERG explored the question via making, creating a prototype of a connected display called Pixel Track: With Pixel Track, Berg explore the idea of connected displays through prototyping, creating a display appropriate to a specific kind of emerging networked use. The display…