Contact amongst people often happens non-verbally. A wink or a tap on the shoulder sometimes conveys more then words could express. PiNG is a communication product that is based on this. Two lamps are connected with each other over the internet through a simple installation. One user will see his/her lamp glow when the other switches it on and visa versa. When both users have theirs lamps turned on they both light up to full capacity. Through this means of communication people can exchange subtle signs. This makes people aware of each others presence over distance.
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