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This website describes a project in Ubiquitous Computing held at the IT-University in Gothenburg during the autumn term of 2003. The project is a part of a Masters program in Interaction Design given by the IT University in Gothenburg, a joint campus between Chalmers University of Technology and Gothenburg University.

Ubiquitous computing as a concept was developed by Mark Weiser in the late 1980’s. It is also called invisible computing, as the interface is no longer a traditional screen and keyboard. In Ubiquitous Computing, technology can be used everywhere - even in a toothbrush!


Our ambition was to create an artifact that children would use in their every day lives. The idea was to create a toothbrush for children that would motivate them to brush their teeth. This resulted in a musical toothbrush.

The project has evolved in small steps and many iterations. To be honest we are very pleased with the result!




Material used in the iBrush project.