Posts about August 2014

Internet of Everything: World of IoE Design (Part 2)

How can Internet of Everything principles and interconnected design enable better user experiences across the scales at which RTKL and Arcadis design? Earlier this summer, Michael Colburn and I introduced our research into the Internet of Everything and Interconnected Design. For those who took time to read our introductory blog, hopefully you came away with […]

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ALL TALK

I recently heard a story about a patient with a tracheotomy. He was cold, so to the best of his ability he verbally asked for ‘pants.’ The nurse misunderstood and thought he said ‘pain.’ In this situation, non-verbal communication, such as confirming with use of eye blinks, would have overcome a language barrier and prevented […]

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PRESENTATION VS. PRODUCTION: USING VIDEO TO CONNECT TO CLIENTS

If there is a defining characteristic of the new millennium, it’s technology. The internet connects over 8.7 billion people who watch 39 billion online videos per month.  The average American has 5-7 devices per household.  We have an estimated 25-40 apps on our smartphones and over 29 million people watch videos on YouTube, making it […]

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