Author Archives: nirzaree

Japan, Spring 2017

A really long due post! =) A glimpse of the short trip to Japan this March. I was there to attend ACM TEI 2017. TEI is one of ACM’s International HCI (Human Computer Interaction) Conferences and showcases the latest findings in … Continue reading

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Shape customizable flex sensors

Hello folks, Last year was super busy with two projects, one of which was building and understanding shape customizable flex sensor designs. We presented and demo’d the work at ACM TEI 2017 in March at Yokohama. A brief walk through of the … Continue reading

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Setting up conductive inkjet printing

Hey folks! I recently setup conductive inkjet printing at my place, and here’s the how-to: What you require: Conductive ink (in my case silver nanoparticle ink) Inkjet printer Syringe and filter (comes with the ink so no need to buy … Continue reading

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IISc Open Day 2016

(a slightly delayed post!) March 5 was Open day at IISc, the day of the year when the entire institute is open to public with interesting events, demos and talks. As a single day is super short to see all the … Continue reading

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Story of Aster as it goes live!

Yo folks! The startup I currently work with is launching a new product, a backpack with integrated lights, for improving visibility of cyclists on roads. The product is called Aster. (whose meaning in earlier times was ‘a star’) The backpack … Continue reading

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Light of humanity

This incident happened a couple of months back, when I had just moved to Bangalore. Sometimes, I would commute with the city buses to work. I would have to change a  bus in between the route to reach work and similarly two buses … Continue reading

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Mini Maker Faire, Bengaluru

On October 15th was the first edition of  mini maker faire in Bangalore, and a few friends and I happened to visit it. It was a nice event showcasing fun projects built by children and adults as individuals or teams. One of … Continue reading

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