Posts by Dries De Roeck

Thingscon Salon : Ideation

The Dott Research team hosted a Thingscon Salon which was all about ‘internet of things ideation’. In collaboration with an international set of speakers we contribute to the crafting of rigorous tools and methods facilitating the design of digitally connected, physical products.

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IoT Ideation Event

How to create meaningful and impactful Internet of Things solutions? How to explore IoT ideas and concepts in a goal-oriented and collaborative way with your team, clients and suppliers? Get to know the ‘ins & outs’ of IoT ideation during our public event on May 8th 2018. During the event we will introduce you to a blend of tools, methods and cases. Doing so, we illustrate how we want to actively contribute to a more meaningful and relevant internet connected future.

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Urban participation 2.0

Throughout June, we’re experimenting with a new format to involve citizens in policy making. We’re collaborating with the town of Schilde (near Antwerp, Belgium). For this experiment, our research team created a ‘participation pavilion’. This physical installation is designed to be placed in public spaces of a city or municipality for a set amount of time. The goal of the installation is to collect opinions, ideas, needs and wishes of the citizens. All interaction is audio-based using natural speech, which gets digitally processed afterwards.

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Internet of Things Ideation at ThingsCon Amsterdam

Last month, our research team had the opportunity to host a workshop at the Thingscon conference in Amsterdam. During the workshop, we introduced participants to an ‘IoT Ideation Tool’ mashup, which consisted of Studio Dott’s IoT Ideation Cards and Futurice’s IoT Service Kit.

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