In attempt to visualize a more casual approach to the future of ‘technology’ here are a couple of concept videos recently shown at CHI2009 in the Concept Video segment. These pieces were directed and driven by Microsoft Surface’s own August de los Reyes and Dane Storrusten with the unique styling’s of INVIVIA to communicate a new aesthetic for NUI, or should we say XUI?
Imagine technology around you integrated so seamlessly to the point it is invisible, anticipatory, comfortable and relevant anytime/anywhere. Why does the snapshot of the future always have to be synonymous with ‘digital’ and a flurry of shiny, new devices?
The theme is ultimately providing people the direct ability to affect their surrounding world, real-time without compromising their comfortable surroundings.
An example of the home (loft apartment):
An example of the workplace (fashion boutique):