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sensitivebuildings 580x326 Instrumenting a 28 story NYC Apartment Building with Sensors

Rob Faludi, author of Building Wireless Sensor Networks, writes:

The students in our NYU ITP Sensitive Buildings class presented terrific final projects last Tuesday. They spent their Fall making the most of a unique opportunity to invent prototypes for large-scale sensor/device networks, then tested out their creations in a landmark 28-story apartment building on New York’s Columbus Circle. The property owners had invited ITP to develop a variety of prototypes to enhance the livability, ecology and community of their building. Here’s what the students delivered in their first round…

Lots of cool projects in there: an Environmental Network, Exercise Monitoring, Postal Mail Chute, and Elevator Visualization: Sensitive Buildings: Final Projects

Brian Jepson

I’m a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I’m not tinkering, I’m probably editing a book for Maker Media.

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