Mizu demonstrates how use of materials, connection to the internet and a ‘smart’ product application can help people to reflect on and anticipate their consumer behavior. The ‘smart washstand’ adjusts the temperature of the water to a person’s habits, switches the boiler off automatically and wears out more quickly as (unnecessary) use increases.
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Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Researchers: Elisa Giaccardi, Elvin Karana, Martin Havranek
Contributing students: Shen-Kao Cheng, Beatrice Chichiarelli, Maxe van Heeswijk, Lennaert Kempers and Olivier van Nieuwmegen
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