Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino: The next 5 years of the internet of things

6 February 2014

Part of the Design in Action Lecture Series

Thursday 6th February, 6pm, Summerhall, Edinburgh

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino will give a lecture on how mobile phones have taken on a new role with an increase in the connectivity of every day products.  This is known as the ‘internet of things’.  As large corporations tackle these new challenges and entrepreneurs are emerging through crowd funding sites, this talk will cover the design, security and policy tests that the mobile world and industry are facing now and in the near future.

Drinks reception to follow the lecture

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Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction designer, product designer, entrepreneur & speaker based in London. She has been building consumer-facing internet of things products, services and communities since 2006 for clients such as BBC R&D, Nokia, British Gas, EDF, BT and others.

Deschamps-Sonsino is the founder of the Good Night Lamp, a family of internet-connected lamps as well as the co-founder and CEO of Tinker London. Tinker London was the first distributor of the Arduino platform in the UK that ran workshops around the world and offered design and consultancy services to global clients. Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino also runs the London Internet of Things meetup for Xively since 2011.

Alexandra’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum and galleries around the world and has a B.A.Sc. in industrial design from the Université de Montréal and an M.A. in Interaction Design from the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea.