Taking a Picture
Taking a Picture

Lamps could be selected by taking a picture of them

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Lamp Selection
Lamp Selection

After taking a picture, users could select which lamps they wished to control by toggling them here

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Attributes
Attributes

Users could change the colours and other features of the lamps they selected

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Timer
Timer

Users could set the time the lamp turns on and off here

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Phone Hardware
Phone Hardware

The Genie hardware on the back of the phone

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Lamp Hardware
Lamp Hardware

The GENIE hardware inside one of the lamps

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GENIE

Spring 2012

An interface for easy selection and creative control of color changing lamp fixtures in the home, using the analogy of taking a snapshot to select them. Attributes such as color, brightness, and scheduling can be controlled individually or as a group of lights at once. The system uses an IR filter switcher on the phone to capture IR blobs pulsating from inside the lamps.