Building a connected washing machine requires not only connectivity, but careful thought about the ways that connected appliances can make our lives better. Berg shows off its Cloudwash concept.
Another cloud for the internet of things has raised funding, with Redwood City, Calif.-based Arrayent scoring $11.9 million in second round funding from Intel Capital and DCM Ventures.
Berg’s transition is complete. The London design shop is now a tech startup selling a connected devices platform, and it’s got VC money to boot.
High tech, hipster design shop Berg has been transitioning into a full-fledged product maker. We sat down with Berg’s CEO to talk transition and what to expect from the quirky brains behind Little Printer.
Some of the best and most innovative thinkers on the internet of things are in Europe, whether they are product designers in London or building sensors in Germany.
The internet of things may be largely about connecting everyday objects, but who says design shouldn’t be a major focus? Not Berg and Benetton, who are partnering up on an Italian R&D facility called Sandbox.
Here’s something fun from London design consultancy BERG: a social printer that connects to a variety of online services and runs off a ticker of news and information from the world around you.