Project R-633


Consumer Hybrid Information Products and Services.


CHIPS is a working group to define the RTD issues related to the creation of future Consumer Hybrid Intelligent Products and Services, with a particular emphasis on factors of design, content, market, social and environmental impact. It stresses the importance of creative professionals and interdisciplinary research. The three year work programme is designed to shape the RTD agenda for intelligent hybrid prodcuts and services in a future environment of ambient intelligence and construct partnerships between design academies, universities, research centres and industrial companies for executing the agenda through subsequent RTD and professional training. CHIPS focuses on information gathering, agenda building, standards input, interdisciplinary best practice and the wide dissemination of results of the commission, research programmes, the design, research and industrial communities.

Period of project

01 November 2001 - 31 October 2004