RFID-Powered Mir:ror Ties Physical Objects with Digital World

RFID-Powered Mir:ror Ties Physical Objects with Digital World
technology
Nicko Margolies
  • 4 december 2008

Violet, a company devoted to building products based on “calm and emotional technologies,” recently unveiled their new Mir:ror device.  The cleanly designed product resembles a USB-powered cup holder, but it’s essentially a simple RFID tag reader paired with some innovative software.  The idea behind Mir:ror is to streamline your physical life by scripting digital events through RFID tagged objects.  For example, you affix one of the provided colorful RFID stamps (called Ztamp:s) to your car keys and after waving it over the Mir:ror pad your computer reads you the traffic report for the morning commute. The slogan is to create an “Internet of Things” and Violet looks to build connections between our material relationships, their site explains further:

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