Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA

Tools conference sessions

1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Jody Medich (Singularity University)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
As designers, we're used to creating 2D designs for 2D screens. But when it comes to 3D experience design that belongs alongside the real world, these traditional digital design tools simply... fall flat! By rapidly prototyping your designs with origami-style 3D paper models, you can overcome flat thinking, engage with your design on a physical level, and design truly compelling 3D experiences. Read more.
2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Elecia White (Logical Elegance and Embedded.fm)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
What is the difference between an accelerometer, a gyroscope, and a magnetometer? What would you use each for? If you aren’t sure, let me explain. Read more.
2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: Southside Theater (Bldg D)
Arthur Petron (MIT Media Laboratory)
We suck at attaching objects to people: using a novel robotic measurement device and multimaterial 3D printing to create more comfortable prosthetic sockets. This talk will help you understand the basics of how hardware and software communicate, why to choose one method over another, and what the future looks like for connecting hardware and software together in this constantly changing space. Read more.