Interactive Institute

The Power-Aware Cord

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Designed to visualise the current use of electricity of the appliances connected with it through glowing pulses, flow, and intensity of light.The cord may be used as a tool for people to rediscover energy in their homes as well as an ambient display to see energy consumption at a glance at any given time. I designed this during my 1,5 years at the Interactive Institute in Sweden. Anton Gustafsson did all the electronics and programming.

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Magnus Gyllenswärd
Norrbackagatan 54, 113 34 Stockholm

magnus.gyllensward@gmail.com