The Saudi Food and Drug Authority works with South African design company to produce state of the art multi-touch wall
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has turned to South African design company, Formula D interactive, to create an innovative multi-touch wall that will enable the Authority to communicate its vision and responsibilities to the general public and VIP guests in an original and engaging way. In a market saturated with food and drugs products [...]
The ability to choose is one of the things that makes us human. But making decisions is not always easy. The consequences of one bad decision can affect the rest of our lives. What happens when you’re faced with a difficult choice? Say you’ve just completed high school. Do you get a job or study further? How do you know what to do? Which path is the right one to choose?
For young people in Uitenhage, Formula D’s Life Choices Touch Table Game is helping them to understand how personal choices affect their lives.
“Design is an open ended exercise at the best of times, but early involvement narrows the target area. The different design disciplines involved in a project should also work as a team, to align efforts. Branding, communication and product designers often work in isolation from each other leading to an incoherent result.”
Multimedia innovation centre in Pretoria showcases cutting edge media technology for the public sector
The Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI) has opened the doors to its multimedia innovation centre in Pretoria which aims at creating a learning and incubation facility for the public sector on innovation implementation, in support of government’s efforts to entrench the culture and practice of innovation. Inaugurated in June 2010 by Minister for Public [...]
How would a museum display a timeline of more than 300 historic events across 1500 years of history in an interactive, entertaining and innovative way?
This was only one of the challenges set for two Cape Town-based design companies who teamed up to produce twenty interactive exhibits for a newly opened museum in Saudi Arabia. Appointed by exhibition maker MTE Studios to design a variety of multimedia displays, Formula D Interactive and Wireframe Studio played a leading role in the making of what will become known as Saudi Arabia’s most sophisticated museum.
Microsoft’s office lab’s future vision montage promises “a glimpse at the future” of communication and interface technologies. The stunningly produced 5-minute long video features interaction scenarios deploying multi-touch, large interactive screen projections, translucent screens, gesture recognition, a paper screen etc. However, for interface designers and technology geeks the video does not show any new concepts…
The Interactive frog Touch Wall is an educational media space at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa, designed to immerse visitors in the wet habitats of threatened frogs through playful interaction. The installation fosters understanding of, and support for, endangered species. A new exhibition has been opened at the Two Oceans Aquarium [...]