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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

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

The Screenless Future

Apr 29, 2016 | 3 minute read | by Alexander Gruber | In Design Thinking, IoT, Kickstarter

  I just spent money on something I don’t need — an advanced GPS computer for bikers called Omata One. I’m no biker. Well, of course, I have a bike, and I ride — as most Berliners do — but I don’t care about speed, distances, and vertical ascent. So there is no point in owning a speedometer, especially one this fancy. For me, backing Omata on… more