Hi! My name is Tim Merritt! Welcome to my research and design portfolio! It is important to me that we design technology to empower people to: achieve more together, play harder, and thrive in all of the pursuits of life!

GlowPhones: navigation and gameplay with light!

Calming Children When Drawing Blood Using Breath-based Biofeedback

CADLens: Haptic Feedback for Navigating in 3D Environments

ProjecTables: Augmented CNC Tools for Sustainable Creative Practices

CAADRIA 2016 Parametric Wall Workshop

Balancing User and System Control in Shape-Changing Interfaces

Robot-supported Food Experiences

bots! – Robots as partners

CNC cutting tools as partners for design and production

Augmented Kiteboarding: Technologies for Extreme Contexts

Tangible Lights: Gestural Control of Lighting

VAL: Visually Augmented Laser cutting

Shape-changing Interfaces

CorkVault: Digital Tools of Fabrication for Architecture

Cooperation with Human and Computer Team-mates

Design Method Cards

Age Invaders: Physical and Social Mixed Reality Games

Who Makes What Sound? Visualization Tools for Musicians

Body Music: Physical Exploration of Music Theory

Bacteria-based Displays: Empathetic Biological Media

Babbage Cabbage: Empathetic Biological Media

Box-O-Blocks: Toys for Teaching Architectural Concepts

Petimo: Safe Social Network Robot for Children