ModeMapping – To ensure that our field research translates into innovative, user-driven concepts as a project progresses from research to design, Karten developed ModeMapping—our proprietary tool for visualizing design research and engaging designers in extracting insights.
This task lamp puts the right light right where you need it. A concentrated array of 15 high-power LEDs provides a brighter light output than most other lamps in this category. Its 180-degree movement allows precise adjustability without taking up valuable work space. And its ultra-slim profile, its smooth bright details and colorful soft finishes reflect today’s electronic age.
The i2i chair—named for the eye-to-eye engagement it encourages—is at the intersection of task and lounge chairs. It provides long-term comfort through automatic and intuitive adjustments, and supports a variety of postures with simple mechanisms and pliant structures. Visually striking and elegant, the chair is instantly appropriate a wide demographic.
The VP II-X is an entrance security system that uses hand-vascular biometric technology. An infrared optical system analyzes the vascular pattern on the back of the hand to verify a person's identity. The VP II-X achieved dependable ergonomics with trustworthy aesthetics through a simple and robust design with an intuitive user interface that doesn't require any special effort to learn.
This cordless trimmer with 12-volt lithium-ion battery can be used as either a hedge trimmer or a lawn trimmer. Only a few products offer such dual functionality, and they are relatively heavy, bulky and often require power cords. This household gardening trimmer not only overcomes these problems, but its replaceable battery can be used on other household DIY products in the series.
The MK1 is the first in a series of ilumisys products designed to replace standard fluorescent tubes. It uses high-efficiency LEDs to provide efficient and effective light, combined with patented circuitry that operates in a manner compatible with existing fluorescent fixture ballasts. This allows users to simply remove an old fluorescent tube and replace it with the MK1.
The JENNY 600S portable fuel cell is an environmentally friendly generator that can power numerous electrical devices: digital communication and navigation systems, computer and laser tracking devices, remote sensors, cameras and metering devices. During power generation, it emits only water vapor and carbon dioxide equivalent to a child's breath and uses fuel that can be generated from renewable resources.