Combines roombas, cleanliness, and fabric-ation
A software/hardware/social mechanism to ensure that a shared printer is used equally and efficiently. Mainly to avoid skinflints using it to print all of their assignments... :)
A remote-controlled or semi-autonomous flying drone equipped with camera for wobbling around at events, perhaps suitably attired with Farset Labs and event logos.
I've obviously watched too many of the weather-balloon-based recordings of flights into the stratosphere.
A weather-balloon rig would be an easy place to start, although NI's issue is lack of land mass on which to.. um.. land is a wee bit of an issue - if the balloon drifts over the sea, recovery becomes a little more difficult.
Is there a rocketry club in Ireland?
Lots of makerspaces have home-brew. Depending on the legal aspects; it could be interesting!
Based on LadyAda's design,
Could be interesting as an art installation, but not as a security camera.
Entry Music. Basically this (http://dynamicboost.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/door-welcome-music/) added with RFID identification and integration with the backend authentication system.
Networked version of a standard RFID access controller. Would require interface to a back end authentication service.
A big red button is, by human nature, an object of compulsion. If you see it, you are overcome with the desire to push it. But what happens when you do?
Integration with media and lighting rig
Potentially based on irmetermon or a similar system http://sourceforge.net/apps/wordpress/irmetermon/
Would be nice to integrate into a networked monitoring solution like http://antibore.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/monitoring-electricity-usage-at-home/
The Problem: the lab space is in only one place and only so big The Approach: create a sense that the walls don't exist, and bring into contact the outside world with the Lab interior The Solution: a teleconferencing suite (or range of teleconferencing solutions) that feel as close to having colleagues in the room as possible. These might include: 24/7 webcasting & screens; a dedicated room with video wall; 3D projection/imagery;... more »
We need whiteboards. Everywhere. I will link a few photos from my dropbox of GDS in london where I'm working right now, they have this. Everywhere. Whiteboard paint - http://www.promain.co.uk/product/Rustoleum_Dry_Erase_Paint_whiteboard_id4091 £27.99 per tin or contact a whiteboard manufacturer and purchase direct the boards themselves and just screw them onto the walls. By this I mean no frames just boards stuck as... more »