Pinched Power Cables and Cords Double as Remote Controls

Pinched Power Cables and Cords Double as Remote Controls

MIT project makes yanking, twisting and tangling power cords into a way of controlling electronics

Leo Lutero
  • 12 february 2015

In the wireless-powered society of today, cables and wires are thrown out the window whenever possible. An overhaul of what a cord can do might save it from turning obsolete. MIT’s Media Lab, through Cord UI, is discovering other ways to utilize the trusty cable.

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