Physical Computing, Interactive Installation


A Hat that announces the wearer's unavailability when distracted by the phone. 

Editor's choice - Maker Faire 2016

"Offline knows when you're glued to your phone. It can be hard to tell when someone is actually paying attention to you or their social feed on their phones.... (Offline)connects to your phone and displays an "online" or "offline" sign, depending on your usage."

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Chao makes products, tools, and story-driven experiences across physical and digital platforms that explore the intersection of education, technology, and playfulness.

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