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Smart Buckle

This Smart Buckle is specially designed for the users who want to wear their traditional watch, but also want to have some smart function for their daily usage. It is equipped with G-sensor and bluetooth module, via the phone application, it can be performed as pedometer, calories calculation, sleep condition monitoring, etc. One extra feature is the SOS function. The user can press the button of the buckle for 3 times when in emergency, it will activate the phone to send the user's location and preset message to a user's friend or an important person, in order to ask for help.

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Dan Sultan Magnetic

The music video Magnetic is a hybrid of new media technologies; 3D printing, projection mapping, stop motion and 3D animation. It is a performance clip with a 3D representation of the musician Dan Sultan as a sculptural bust. Through out the video the bust transforms and becomes a "living work of art". Two months in the making, over 60 individual 3D printed pieces and over 2700 photos.

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Let It Play

With Let It play when the wind blows or tree branches shake by natural factors, people can hear a melody with a random combination of notes in a particular scale, a Pentatonic scale for instance. This makes the combinations pleasant. By any change in wind properties and in branches movements' orders, infinite ear catching melodies will play. People hear what nature is composing. Let It Play has two flexible slings in order to be attached to tree branches. It has flexible solar cells on the body and electronic parts for motion sensing and power storage for night use.

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Eagle

The Eagle presents a new electric guitar concept based on a lightweight, futuristic and sculptural design with a new design language inspired by the Streamline and the Organic design philosophies. Form and function united in a whole entity with balanced proportions, interweaved volumes and elegant lines with sense of flow and speed. Probably one of the most lightweight electric guitars in the actual market.

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DuoSkin

DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly on their skin. Using gold metal leaf, a material that is cheap, skin-friendly, and robust for everyday wear, we demonstrate three types of on-skin interfaces: sensing touch input, displaying output, and wireless communication. DuoSkin devices enable users to control their mobile devices and display information on their skin while serving as a statement of personal style.

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Lahore Lahore Hai

The purpose of this time lapse video "Lahore Lahore Hai" (Lahore is Lahore) is to give people an insight of wonderful city 'Lahore' in Pakistan. Lahore is the heart of Pakistan, it is culturally rich and shares a very rich history in South Asia. A very significant monument in this time-lapse video is Minar-e-Pakistan (literally "Tower of Pakistan") Another monument in the video is Chauburji (Four towers) It was built in 1646 C during Mughal era in the Indian Subcontinent. Several photographs have been taken and edited to create a time lapse video.

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