Recently, we’ve seen an array of gadgets that either light up or change shape to communicate to the owner how much electricity is being used. We love the idea of...

Recently, we’ve seen an array of gadgets that either light up or change shape to communicate to the owner how much electricity is being used.  We love the idea of a non-tangible force, such as energy being communicated and displayed through physical changes. 

However, we just came across a new product that brings this idea to a whole new level.  The Ambient Orb takes the physical environment and uses it as an interface for nearly any type of digital information.

Users can program the Orb to monitor nearly anything:

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