Douglas Coupland has unveiled the V-Pole at the New Cities Summit in Paris
"The V-Pole (‘V’ for Vancouver) is a slim, modular utility pole connected to underground optical wiring. In a simple Lego-like manner, it can be installed in urban settings and provides neighbourhoods with wi-fi and mobile wireless, LED street lighting, electric vehicle charging, parking transactions and can act as an electronic neighbourhood bulletin board."
Read more on the V-pole website.
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Clever use of hacked LCD screens and polarised glasses by Lynx to create an invisible advert. By removing the LCD screens polarising film the images are invisible to the naked eye, but get a pair of polarised glasses and it is visible once more. Simple hack but effective use from Lynx.