After first being unveiled nearly 12 months ago the mui interactive wood panel designed for digital living has now been launched via Kickstarter providing a natural alternative interface that can be used to control smart homes connect to the Internet and add uniqueness to a wide variety of different projects.
Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the mui interactive wood panel which is being created by the developers at mui Labs based in Kyoto-shi, Japan. Early bird pledges are available from $499 or roughly £382 offering a 50 percent saving off the recommended retail price of $999, which will take effect once the crowdfunding campaign comes to an end.
“mui is an interactive wood panel that is activated by swiping your finger across its surface. Using the digital display that appears on the wood surface, you can talk, send and receive messages, and check the news and weather. You can also control connected devices in your home, office or public spaces, like lighting, thermostats, and so on. When you are done, the panel goes back to sleep mode and looks just like a piece of beautifully sanded wood again. In accordance with calm design principles, mui aims to minimize the “noise” of technology and create a calm and peaceful environment for you to live in while providing just the right kind of convenience catered to your needs. “
For more details jump over to the official mui Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Hardware, Top News