Communicate through Filimin: color-changing lamps that breach long distance divides

Filimin is a Wi-Fi enabled lamp that connects several users at the speed of the Internet.

You’ve just moved to a new town and you’re feeling lonely, but it’s kind of late to call anyone. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a big project, feeling stressed out. You don’t have time to call anybody but it would be nice to know someone’s out there. By your side is a Filimin. You touch it, and it changes color. A moment later it changes color again—your message has been received, closing the distance between you and the people you care about.

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