a human-scale display mounted in the kitchen that represents the activities happening in the kitchen in real-time. also, a cutting board with an integrated scale within a defined area on it's surface, using "electronic ink" display technology.
both concepts are only a few of the design entries for the International kitchen & Environment Design Competition 2006.
see also augmented kitchen & dishwasher infolight & faucet friend.
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