Connecting a self-made prayer wheel to dizmo

This project was triggered by Xaver Inglin, one of our Kickstarter Backers, who has built a ‘Prayer Wheel’ and equipped it with the WunderBar-Kit created by relayr. The main objective was to then monitor the movement of the real prayer wheel and to visualize the movements by spinning a virtual prayer wheel in dizmoSpace accordingly. […]

How to write a to-do dizmo with backbone.js

In the first part of our tutorial series we built a basic to-do dizmo, using the dizmoElements library. Now, as promised, we will build a to-do dizmo using the Backbone.js library. Backbone.js is useful for keeping the JavaScript Code of your dizmos well organized, so it’s easier to further develop and maintain. You can work […]

Add smart lists to your dizmos

The dizmoElements library includes a new element. You can now use the List element to easily add ordered or unordered lists with scrollbars to your dizmos. Here is an example of a static list. Define the list and it’s content in index.html: <div id=”my-list” class=”list no-dizmo-drag” data-type=”dizmo-list”> <ul> <li>Take out trash</li> <li>Wash dishes</li> <li>Walk the […]

Use dizmo in your kitchen

You can use dizmo in the kitchen without fearing that water or dust (or maybe in this case flour) will wet or dirty the display on which it is running. Not only are the flush-mountable 40-finger touch monitors of Novis very slim with absolutely flat fronts and backs, but they are also protected against dust, […]

The answer to our #competition “how did we do it” edition #3

Did you find out how we built the interactive wall? Dizmo supports universal input method. That is, touch, mouse, trackpad and infrared pen. With the help of a projector, a Wii Controller and an infrared pen, we built an interactive wall. The Wii controller senses the motion with the infrared pen which then is sent […]

Dizmo joins the Construkt Festival

Milind and Rahul, Harbinger Group, playing with dizmo at our stand at Construkt. End of February, Construkt, India’s largest festival, was held in Bangalore. This year, over 3000 participants listened to over 160 speakers in over 100 sessions. Dizmo joined Construkt along with three other Swiss startups at the invitation of swissnex India. Construkt was […]

“How Did We Do It” Edition Three Competition is now live!

We are pleased to present another edition of dizmo’s video competition! To enter #Edition3, all you need to do is watch the video and tell us what you think is happening, and how we’re using dizmoSpace. Whoever solves the riddle will win a Kensington International Travel Adapter with dual USP ports! In our recent competitions, […]

SRF uses dizmo to visualize poll results on their “Programm-Show Talente 2015”

SRF, the Swiss broadcasting company and Publisuisse have hosted Programm-Show Talente 2015, in which dizmo was used to visualize vote results. Dizmo at Programm-Show Talente 2015. On stage, two big screens on either side and one transparent screen in the middle were setup on which dizmo was running. The transparent screen in the middle was […]

The answer to our #competition “how did we do it” edition #2

Can you answer our riddle of our contest #HowDidWeDoIT edition#2? A tablet is placed on the lefthand side of a laptop. Both are connected through dizmoLive and sharing in real time a Pad. The Pad on the laptop is located on the left with a transparent frame, so that the Pad appears invisible. On the […]

How to write a moon phase display dizmo with Ajax and webservices

This tutorial is another variation of how a dizmo can connect to third party systems. This time, we will use jQuery’s Ajax library for web service calls. As the name of our moonphasedisplay dizmo suggests, it will display moon and sun information at the current location. This requires two public web services: to get […]