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The Future of Fashion

Mar 19, 2017 | 6 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Allgemein, Artificial Intelligence, CES, Fashion, Future, Hardware, Innovation, IoT, Kickstarter

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  All this happened because I accidentally grabbed my neighbor’s phone on a plane from Las Vegas to San Francisco on my way back from CES 2016. This minor incident triggered a small talk that soon amounted to an animated conversation. I began it on a whim and couldn’t even imagine that such a casual chat would trigger a chain… more

Colorfy Reloaded.

Nov 1, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Allgemein, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Driving, Design Thinking, Electric Cars, Future, Hardware, Innovation, Micro Cars

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  Damn. It's amazing how fast life can veer off course. By all measures, Colorfy is thriving. We collaborate with over twenty team members, mostly world-class engineers and designers. We reside in a cozy office located in the heart of poor-but-sexy, Berlin. We work for the best and most well-known clients, including Elgato, Henkel, Philips and innovative startups like Avegant,… more

Saying Goodbye To Screens Altogether:

Oct 14, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Allgemein, Artificial Intelligence, Design Thinking, Future, Google, Hardware, Innovation, IoT, Vertical Integration

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How Google’s Assistant Is Ushering Us Into a New Era of Design.   While IoT was a term coined in 1999 and its buzz has been building since then, Google and the world’s focus on A.I. marks a tectonic shift in technology, and I believe we're looking at the dawn of something incredibly impactful. After Google’s hardware event last week where… more

Talk to me, human!

Jun 23, 2016 | 6 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Artificial Intelligence, Design Thinking, Future, Innovation

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How AI will change the world as we know it.  Seasoned travellers know how it happens—just one cancelled flight and you’re done. If it’s not a simple "there and back" journey, only one change in your schedule is capable of making all other flights, hotel bookings, and business meetings fall like dominoes. It can be a real bummer, unless you’re… more

Ready Player One?

Jun 8, 2016 | 6 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Design Thinking, Future, Innovation, Motion Simulator, Simulation, VR

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In 1965, an American computer scientist, Ivan Sutherland, one of the inventors of computer graphics, proposed the concept of “the ultimate display.” He thought that such a display would actually be a room where everything you see is controlled by the computer. “With appropriate programming, such a display could literally be the Wonderland into which Alice walked,” wrote Sutherland in… more

Virtual Reality: Time to Move on

May 21, 2016 | 5 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Consumer Electronics, Future, Google Cardboard, Kickstarter, Motion Simulator, VR

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  This might sound a bit strange, but it was my dad’s 80th birthday that helped me realize how close modern society has gotten to totally immersing itself in the world of virtual reality. Our family came together, not only from all over Germany, but from across Europe and the US. Lots of hugs. Lots of talks. At some point,… more