MABY Smart Lighting System Multifunction Lamp by Horace Lam

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
MABY Smart Lighting System

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Multifunction Lamp

INSPIRATION:
I got inspiration from my three-year old son as he was playing with his blocks and asked me was there any toys for daddy so he could build with me. This sparked my eagerness to create something that could inspire and connect everyone. So I began the maby project. The first signs of encouragement came when it received the Hong Kong invention patent funding. Then more exciting news came as it received the invention patents of five other countries shortly afterward. My son was also very keen on seeing the new parts of MABY as it was being developed and has been my cheerleader since the beginning.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
MABY’s purpose is to inspiring people’s creative expression. Anyone can freely build their ideas and create their own art. It does this through three unique features. First its cells allow users to envision and build any structures with ease. Second, sensors equipped cells add to maby’s versatility and playfulness by allowing users greater control. Third is maby Skin, a series of beautifully coloured pattern plates to complement the users’ visions and add to the aesthetic of the creations.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Create – Visualize and build your maby sculpture design by connecting cells of different shapes (i.e. triangle, square, pentagon and hexagon) Color - Connect your sculpture to the maby APP. Pick the cells you want to control and adjust their brightness, colours, on/off status via the maby APP interface or by touching the cells. maby Skin - Attach the pattern plate, called maby Skin, to the inner ring of each cell to create your favourite maby style.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
This project concept and research started in 2015. Product mechanism, firmware and APP structures started development from 2017 to 2018 which has gone through 5 eras of prototypes. In March 2019, maby joined the exhibition "Marketing Pulse 2019" in Hong Kong as a partner company’s decoration. In September 2019, MABY joined Maison & Object in France. In December 2019, MABY was invited to Design Inspire in Hong Kong.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
I started out with a vision of 3D shapes that allow users to freely build their own structures, like my son’s blocks. Then I deconstructed the 3D blocks into sets of four different 2D shapes, called cells, to allow for max building flexibilities. Then, R&D resources were spent on the various plastic case and precise PCB design/lighting inside compact cells, calculating the torque exerted on the connectors, and perfecting the possible numerical methods and equations and computer programming.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
MABY brain- Master controller, 93mm x 11mm x 35mm,Cable is not included maby cells- Triangle- 93mm x 11mm x 88mm Square- 118mm x 11mm x 118mm Pentagon- 165mm x 11mm x 165mm Hexagon- 208mm x 11mm x 198mm

TAGS:
Smart light, Lighting system, Decoration art, Smart home system, Smart lamp, Eduction, Dementia segment training

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Applied research. To develop decoration lamp combines with art and technology build by user. Identify possible 2D and 3D shapes to be used Math, computer programming building demo cells, programming evaluation MABY cells communication with app. Collecting play experience from construction toys, compare light decoration from market. Various professional maby testimonial. MABY could result with infinite shapes. User capability beyond what they expected. Users proof MABY is suitable from kids to senior.

CHALLENGE:
One of the most challenging aspects of maby was the cells’ connectors as they need to withstand the forces exerted on them while they’re being rotated 180 degrees with reverse polarity. They also serve as communication ports for data transmission from the App. Each mechanism inside the connector has done different trail sets. Seven generations of prototypes were created. 3D computer modelling to solve the linear algebra equation for programming code was also a major challenge to overcome.

ADDED DATE:
2021-03-16 13:54:27

TEAM MEMBERS (8) :
Horace Lam, Creator & Founder of maby , Boris Cheung, 3D display engine, Andy Law, Math support, Kenny Au Ieong and Stanley Ting, Marketing support, Carol Chan, Operation support, Centek International (HK) Ltd., firmware and development support, Shun Shing Standard Corporation Development Ltd., Hardware support and

IMAGE CREDITS:
Image #3: Painter Bao Ho, Bao1 & Bao2, 2021

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
HK1216219 US 10,424,865 B2 ZL 2017 8 0006447.1

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.mabylite.com
CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Creations Un Limited

PROFILE:
MABY is short of my art becomes yours. The creation and name were inspired by the playtime between the founder and his 3-year-old son while they were playing with blocks. As any loving father would’ve done, he tried to guide and inspire his son to build things that could be found in real life. Yet to his surprise, his son ended up creating an abstract piece and started talking about his thoughts behind his creation, which was quite impressive and beyond what he’d expected. This inspiration was like a light bulb that lit up in the founder’s mind and literally became the first concept of MABY - a lighting system. He believes lights and colours can change the mood of people and their surroundings. And it is fascinating to see people of different ages using their imagination to build their own creations with different lights, colours, and patterns. He believes everybody is creative. While MABY is starting out as a lighting decoration that inspires people’s creativity and imagination, with the advancement of technology and open collaborations with third party developments, MABY could be applied in different sectors. We are now looking forward to our next stages of development whereby we explore MABY’s potentials in children educations as well as mental training and dementia segment training. With our ambitions and goals in mind, we are eager for MABY to be a connector between people. We are confident that MABY can be part of our lifestyle.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Maby Smart Lighting System Multifunction Lamp by Horace Lam is a Nominee in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Maby Smart Lighting System Multifunction Lamp by Horace Lam is Winner in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category, 2020 - 2021.



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