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Boston Tech and Design Events: December

Posted by Knar Bedian on Nov 30, 2016 11:07:57 AM

Before the year comes to a close and the holidays kick into gear, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the tech and design events in Boston. This month, designers who are creating podcast-related work will have the chance to get feedback from Thomas Romer, the designer for popular podcasts 99% Invisible and Radiolab, and developers curious about React Native can stop in at the Boston Frontend meetup for an introduction.

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Topics: Mobile, Design, IoT, UX, Technology, Events

The Key to VR: Presence

Posted by Knar Bedian on Nov 8, 2016 10:43:43 AM

As you inch your way towards the ledge of the mountain your heart races and you start to experience a dizzying sense of vertigo. You’ve nearly forgotten that the thousand-foot drop that lies ahead doesn’t actually exist, and that your feet are firmly planted on a carpet. You are in a virtual reality simulation, but it feels very real.

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Topics: VR, Presence

Tech and Design Events: November

Posted by Knar Bedian on Oct 31, 2016 2:09:21 PM

Every month we highlight some of the most exciting meetups, hackathons and events in Boston. Whether you're looking to hear more about the hype about podcasts and what goes into making one, or you want to learn more about the UX and the benefit of hidden app structures, or are a woman in tech who is looking to connect with fellow female developers, there's something for everyone. Here's what going on before we all tuck into our Thanksgiving dinners: 

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Topics: Design, Development, Events, Hackathon

Tech and Design Events: October 2016

Posted by Knar Bedian on Oct 12, 2016 4:29:27 PM

Each month, we're going to be highlighting some of the Boston tech meetups, hackathons, and events that we've got our eye on. Below, check out a list of the upcoming events we're excited for, including a talk at MIT this week on The Intelligent Integrated Store, and the launch of Swift Office Hours on October 25! 

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Topics: Meetup, Events, Hackathon

Press Release: WBUR Debuts First-of-its-Kind Mobile Listening App

Posted by Knar Bedian on Sep 20, 2016 2:00:20 PM

Intrepid partnered with local NPR station WBUR to release all-new mobile listening apps. Below is the official press release.

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Topics: app release, radio, WBUR

Understanding Virtual Experiences: The Differences Between VR, MR, and AR

Posted by Knar Bedian on Jul 25, 2016 10:55:09 AM

The buzz surrounding Virtual Reality (VR) has not let up, and it won’t anytime soon; research firms like Gartner estimate VR is likely to hit mainstream adoption in the next couple of years.

Let’s take a look at the types of digital realities that currently exist, and how they differ from each other. Currently there are three major types of virtual experiences: virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR).

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Topics: Virtual Reality, VR, Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality, MR, AR

Webinar Recap: Designing Intuitive UX for the Smart Home

Posted by Knar Bedian on May 12, 2016 11:30:00 AM

In our latest webinar, Approachable Home Automation: Designing Intuitive UX for the Febreze Home, we share insights on the design sprint process and how it helped us build a product to complement P&G's home automation device, a smart air freshener called Febreze Home.  

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Topics: Design, IoT, Connected Devices

Webinar Recap: “Making IoT Accessible: How P&G is Pioneering High Tech Solutions in Consumer Markets"

Posted by Knar Bedian on Apr 7, 2016 12:10:48 PM

This March, we held a technical webinar exploring the challenges in developing a companion app for an Internet of Things (IoT) device called the Febreze Home, P&G’s latest effort in providing consumers with a more approachable home automation device.

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Topics: IoT, home automation, webinar

The Internet of Things: Understanding Networks

Posted by Knar Bedian on Mar 11, 2016 1:41:21 PM

 

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) but how does it really work? It sounds simple enough: two elements – devices and networks – work together as a system to gather data and offer users control.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Networks

Webinar Series: Making IoT Accessible

Posted by Knar Bedian on Feb 25, 2016 3:40:23 PM

With so many different networks, sensors, and hubs on the market, home automation can be intimidating. But bringing IoT into the home doesn’t have to be complicated– it can take the form of a simple, smart device like an air freshener.

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Topics: Mobile, Design, Internet of Things

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