partial recall

a blog of ideas, links, and musings.

Links for 2009-09-22

  • Now you’ll have no excuse to forget the milk [Examiner – Mar 31, 2009] – The Concierge experience begins when a shopper makes their list on their home computer linked to the supermarket’s Web site. When the shopper arrives at the store, they begin pushing the cart down the aisle. They can enter their Web site username and password on the 8.5-inch diagonal touch-screen LCD panel, or scan their loyalty card past the bar code reader, and up pops their shopping list. The bar code reader also tells you the price of each item as you put it in your cart and keeps a running total so there are no surprises at the checkout counter. The Concierge connects to an ultra-wideband wi-fi network in the store. Here’s where it gets weird. Using location-based technology on the network, Concierge knows where your cart is and arranges your shopping list by where the items are located in the store.
  • Autodesk SketchBook Mobile [Autodesk – Sep 17, 2009] – The Autodesk SketchBook Mobile painting and drawing application extends your digital sketchpad to your Apple iPhone or Apple iPod touch. With the same paint engine as Autodesk SketchBook Pro software, SketchBook Mobile offers professional-grade painting and drawing tools in a streamlined and intuitive user interface. Use it to digitally capture your ideas as napkin sketches or produce artwork on-the-go.
  • Wireframes and Concept: Planning a Website [Designer Break – Aug 22, 2009] – When planning a website the first important steps involve just a pen and a paper. It’s crucial to understand what we are creating and its nature. To list the purpose, the expected content and draw its structure will be our first concern.