Case Study

Intel Museum

Intel in many ways encompasses the canonical story of Silicon Valley, from its founders beginnings at Fairchild Semiconductor in the 60s to Intel’s current status as the undisputed king of processors. The Intel Museum’s mission is to present both the history of the organization as well as educate visitors about the company’s recent breakthroughs and…

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Visualizing BioOncology: Design Behind the Scenes

At Stimulant, we love touchscreens, data visualization, and data-driven, procedural graphics. Genentech’s BioOncology group brought us a project that allowed us to combine all four, whilst retooling how clinical oncologists visualize and understand medicine development pipelines. We thought we’d run down some of the techniques we used to design this interactive data visualization, focusing on planning and designing digital…

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Sneak Peek: “520 Teleporter” at The Space Needle

Stimulant was honored to be on an all-star team of partners asked to participate in the effort to update the visitor experience in the Space Needle observation deck in our home town of Seattle. Working with the agency Creature for creative direction and content production, our, team designed and developed a kiosk experience which instantly…

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Decibel Festival Case Study (draft)

Stimulant has always had a culture of music appreciation and creation, and we take every opportunity to apply that to our work. From music-making tools like TouchTones and Loop Loop to the playful effects in WIND Mobile, we’re always trying to integrate audio in a way that delights the user. Most recently we had an…

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Intel Museum Ultrabook™ Exhibit

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Intel Museum, we designed and developed an interactive installation to highlight the unique features of the Intel Ultrabook™. The exhibit features a transparent touch-sensing LCD display in front of an actual Ultrabook. When users interact with the LCD, the screen of the Ultrabook and the 11’ x…

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Maxim Integrated Touch Wall

We created a large scale interactive wall in the lobby of Maxim Integrated‘s new corporate headquarters. Our challenge was to create a fun, engaging and brand relevant way to introduce the new brand and inform guests about the company. The resulting experience is designed to embody the three elements set forth in Maxim’s brand redesign; inventive,…

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Intel’s Connect to Life Experience, CES 2012

Foghorn asked us to create the interactive component for Intel’s booth at CES 2012. The result was the Intel Connect to Life Experience,  the world’s largest interactive, multi-user, real-time-3D virtual life simulation. Spanning the entirety of Intel’s booth, conference attendees could  use any of six custom-made stations around the perimeter of the booth to create…

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Bing for Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft® PixelSense™

Microsoft had planned to only ship one application on the new Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft PixelSense platform, and they came to Stimulant to help design and develop it. Stimulant collaborated with the Microsoft Surface team to conceive and implement exciting new ways to let multiple people collaboratively search for images and locations, while intuitive clustering algorithms…

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LoopLoop for Sifteo Cubes

LoopLoop: A Music Toy for Sifteo’s Intelligent Play Platform

Social Stream for Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft® PixelSense™

Because we’re always intrigued by opportunities to visualize real-time data in engaging ways, Microsoft’s Surface team got our attention when they asked us to create an updated version of Event Live, their event-based social media visualizer. Our fully redesigned and rebranded Social Stream application aggregates live Tweets, images from Flickr, and news stories into a multi-directional…

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