All visitors to the Institute receive a Nexus 7 tablet, with which they use to interact with the environment. The interface is designed tofacilitate communication, debate, and compromise between visitors.
Opened in March 2015 to a ribbon cutting ceremony that featured speakers President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, the Institute has hosted over 10,000 students in its first year and has garnered rave reviews from educators, students, and visitors alike.
The On-The-Go kiosk is designed to provide NYC subway riders with useful transit information while waiting on the subway platform. It's intuitive interface surfaces contextual subway information specific to time, location, and user needs, including service alerts, one-touch wayshowing, and, of course, train arrival times.
A kiosk installed on a subway platform will calculate directions from that location, filter service alerts affecting that station or line, and display the next train arrivals to that platform.
With over 120 units installed throughout the NYC MTA subway system (and more on the way!), the MTA On-The-Go kiosk has over 800k users each month, and generates over 5 million impressions.
Currently serving over 4000 users at a large corporate campus in Greater New York City, The SmartHub Smart Conference Room Platform uses occupancy sensors and roomside displays to make booking and attending meetings easy. In-room occupancy sensors communicate conference room usage in real-time, while the roomside tablets display room status and other key meeting information.
The SmartHub Platform launched in 2016 and has made finding an available conference room an easy and enjoyable experience for users, and has provided valuable space utility data to team stakeholders.
252 Interactive Sales Center
The interactive sales center for 252 West 57th Street, a luxury condominium building in New York City, was designed to give prospective buyers a sense of the building's luxury units and amenities while the building was under construction.
Frustrated with using tablets during sales meetings, WWH engaged Control Group to design flexible interactive sales materials that allowed agents to engage with their clients in a more participatory and meaningful way. We delivered a tangible user interface that's easy to use and provides an element of transparency in the sales process.
252 West 57th: A Reimagined Home-Buying Experience
Brookfield Connected Office
As Brookfield Properties prepared to move into their new office space at 4 WTC, they engaged Control Group to envision and build out their "office-of-the-future."
Our solution included integrated systems, easy meeting scheduling via roomside iPads, personalized conference room settings, and a 50-foot long, gesture-activated tech wall that introduced visitors to Brookfield offerings.
Brookfield Smart Office
Semantic Gesture Headphones
The result of a conversation I had with my design director, Semantic Gesture Headphones automatically pause your music when you take them off or put them around your neck. Music starts playing again when you put them back on. A down-time exploration into semantic gestures with practical use. Project from 2013.
The winning entry in the Beyond the Countdown Clock design competition by OpenPlans. A concept that proudly doesn’t use technology for communicating when a subway is arriving, Subway Organ instead uses an arriving train’s displaced “wind” to power organ pipes to announce a coming subway train. Subway Organ is a collaboration with designer Josh Berry.