As we start to accept that the threat of COVID19 won’t be disappearing anytime soon, visitor attractions around the world plan to re-open, cautiously trying to find a healthy balance between visitor engagement and safety from a potentially life-threatening virus. As with the virus, there is optimism this can be overcome, however, immediate and long-term […]
The “River of Grass” Everglades immersive experience, designed by a South African interactive design firm has been internationally and awarded a Gold A’ Design Award in the Interface and Interaction Design Category of the international A’ Design Competition. The Golden A’ design award was awarded to the firm’s immersive media experience titled River of Grass […]
Maxime Laprade shares his experience interning here at Formula D after just one month.
A look at collaborative game mechanics, relevant for the design of serious games.
After five years and more than $305 million, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami opened its doors to the public in May this year.
Media and information technology plays an integral role in the design of 21st century public learning environments.
A mobile inspection tool designed to improve service delivery in low income areas has been selected for the 2016 Sustainia100.
An innovative app that helped a developer sell more than R300-milllion worth of property in three months has won a Gold Award for Technical Innovation.
Local interactive technology design expert Formula D interactive has worked with local museums in Southern Africa on upgrading their exhibitions.
Specifically non-traditional interfaces create opportunities for computer supported co-located learning and accessibility.
World maps are not truer to the reality of the world than a spreadsheet with landmass figures of each continent.
Oliver Baron heading up group of German design students from Koeln International School of Design in collaboration with local design students from CPUT.
Engagement points for interaction designers to make technology count for education.
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) turns to Formula D interactive to create an innovative multi-touch wall.
The Köln International School of Design, the Faculty of Informatics and Design of the Cape Peninsula University and Formula D interactive cooperate on an international design project investigating the effect of gentrification in Neukölln, Berlin and Cape Town, The Fringe.
The World Design Capital project should be used as an opportunity to focus on developing change strategies following a bigger vision.
The way we interact with all the small and big machines we handle and inhabit in our daily lives tells us a lot about our personal relationship with technology. What do we actually want from technology and are we really getting it? Which side is more adaptive and compensates for the flaws of the other; […]
The Recycling Floor projection Game educates players about different recyclable materials and how they can be identified.
25 questions about design, art and tech to Michael Wolf.
Formula D Interactive developed a Virtual Chemistry Lab as a safe low cost alternative to standard chemistry laboratory in schools.
ibali is a public furniture design concept designed by Johan du Toit and Michael Wolf from Formula D interactive.
How long have you been working as a product designer in Cape Town? At the end of 2011, 20 years! Who do you work for and what are you currently working on? I’m part of Formula D interactive, currently refining our multi-touch table and pattern recognition table designs for full scale production. I am also working […]
Cape Town’s Mugendi M’rithaa on transformative design
“The South African classroom of the future” – a workshop at CSIR
Curators, educators and exhibition designers find a number of benefits in using new media technology in museums, science centres, zoos and aquariums. The following plead looks at 4 arguments: Adaptability, “Intelligent” data systems, Simulation, and Attraction.
Two Loerie Awards awarded to Formula D interactive and partners for work on museum in Saudi Arabia.
The Centre for Public Service Innovation opens doors to multimedia innovation centre in Pretoria.
New visitor centre of Cape Town Tourism in Burg street unveiled.
Microsoft’s office lab’s future vision montage promises “a glimpse at the future” of communication and interface technologies.
Interactive frog Touch Wall at Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town designed to immerse visitors in habitats of threatened frogs.