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Automated Hobby

Sensor-driven personal interests point to fun as a means to an end

Implications - Hobbies are typically treated as a space for relaxation and fun, however the integration of sensors into areas of personal interest shows a redefinition of the hobby. Implementing sensors and elements of gamification into fun treats spare time as a means to an end. This shows a greater emphasis placed on upward mobility that in some ways, is counteractive to relaxation.
Workshop Question - How can your brand push consumers to maximize their experience?
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Featured Examples

Wine-Serving Robots
Wine-Serving Robots
The Butler Robot Can Serve Wine That Suits Your Preference
Whether for entertainment purposes or to simply do away with the need to get up to get a glass of wine, the Butler robot is engineered to serve wine whenever it’s desired. Designed by Kwanjun... MORE
Smart Golf Game Trackers
Smart Golf Game Trackers
The 'Golf Pad LINK' Enables Automated Game Tracking
The ‘Golf Pad LINK’ is an automated golf game tracking system that will work for golfers of all skill level in order to offer real-time tracking straight from the green. The ‘Golf... MORE
Intelligent Garden Trackers
Intelligent Garden Trackers
The Xiaomi Mi Flora Flower and Plant Health Monitor Measures Vitals
With gardening becoming a more popular pastime for many consumers, the Xiaomi Mi Flora flower and plant health monitor comes as an effective way to take care of greenery. The Xiaomi Mi Flora is... MORE
Smart Garden-Monitoring Gadgets
Smart Garden-Monitoring Gadgets
The 'Motorleaf' Indoor Growing System Tracks Conditions
Gardening and crop production is increasing being infiltrated by technology, so the ‘Motorleaf’ comes as a logical new solution to help when it comes to indoor growing endeavors. The &#... MORE
At-Home Cider Brewers
At-Home Cider Brewers
This Machine Converts Fruit Into Craft Ciders and Wine
The ‘Alchema’ cider brewer takes only two weeks to make craft cider or mead and can even make wine if the user is willing to wait 16 weeks. The device simplifies the process of brewing... MORE
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
The 'DribbleUp' App Comes with a Regulation NBA Basketball
‘DribbleUp’ is a connected basketball and app that can help people with hoop dreams to improve their games. As DribbleUp’s name suggests, the app helps people to improve their... MORE

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