Star of Galaxy robotic stand wins the mobile accessories category in Samsung's design competition - architecture and design

Star of Galaxy robotic stand wins the mobile accessories category in Samsung's design competition



Dezeen promotion: a robotic stand that turns a Samsung Galaxy device into a collaborative smart assistant has taken the top prize in the accessories category of the Samsung Mobile Design Competition.
Named Star of Galaxy, the stand is the work of Portuguese designers André Gouveia, Nuno Pires and João Pereira.
It is able to follow a user around a space by automatically adjusting the position of the device depending on where the user is located.
Designer André Gouveia attended the Samsung Developer Conference in San Jose to receive the award
Gouveia said his team's design was inspired by the idea of "collaborative robotics", which focuses on making robots that humans can work together with, rather than those that supplant human activities and work in isolation. "This approach makes for a more friendly coexistence between humans and robots," Gouveia told Dezeen.
Star of Galaxy's unique feature is its articulated structure, which ? combined with the power of Samsung smart assistant Bixby ? enables it to angle the device so it follows the user as they move around.
Star of Galaxy features an articulated arm, which enables it to follow the user as they move around
This would be particularly useful for people who are recording themselves on video, but Gouveia also imagines it enabling better video conferencing or helping people follow recipes in the kitchen.
"The articulated arm allows total rotation and tilt, captures everything using the front and back c...
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