This is what we have been working on for a while now:
MurMur is an interactive furniture and toy for office environments. MurMurs take form of fantastical creatures that you can sit on and play with. They make sounds and interact with each other facilitating social activities in a meeting room.
Our first prototype is an IKEA hack (items used include ALSEDA chair and HAMPEN carpet), inside of which you can find a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino accompanying a battery and a speaker. The project was recently showcased at Maker Faire Rome.
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