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Rob Faludi

Rob Faludi
Adjunct Professor, Digi International, NYU ITP, SVA IXD

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Robert Faludi is the Collaborative Strategy Leader in R&D for Digi International, with a mandate to forge stronger connections with the community of innovators, discover outstanding new work, contribute to outside projects, and support the people making that work. Faludi is also a professor in the MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and in the Interactive Telecommunications program at NYU. He specializes in behavioral interactions through physical computing and networked objects. Rob is the author of Building Wireless Sensor Networks, with ZigBee, XBee, Arduino and Processing published by O’Reilly Media, 2011. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Good Morning America, BBC World, the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry and MoMA among others. He is a co-creator of LilyPad XBee wearable radios, and Botanicalls, a system that allows thirsty plants to place phone calls for human help.

Sessions

Computing, Objects, Wireless Signals
Location: Imperial Ballroom
Rob Faludi (Digi International, NYU ITP, SVA IXD)
Average rating: ***..
(3.27, 11 ratings)
Objects are beginning to socialize. A new era of low-bandwidth, low-power wireless networks is enabling a revolution in device communications. In this DIY session we'll insert you into those conversations and introduce you to device communications technology that could change our homes, cars, and clothes. Read more.
Geek Life
Location: Empire Room
Rob Faludi (Digi International, NYU ITP, SVA IXD)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
A few words about monitoring your power; followed by a few more in regard to Lord Kelvin, gadget-driven tasks, behavioral fantasies, paradigm breakers and trying to pass the grandma test. Read more.
Kate Hartman (Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU), Rob Faludi (Digi International, NYU ITP, SVA IXD)
If your clothing could talk, what would it say? The LilyPad XBee is a radio transceiver that you can sew into your garments and accessories to create wireless wearables. From networked pajamas to tools for performance, these sewable radios are opening up a world of new possibilities.
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