The Future is Now: The Future of Connectivity

Advances in technology have enabled designers and engineers to embed objects with computers, allowing them to interact with one another in what is known as the “internet of things.” A designer and creative technologist, Carla Diana is inventing the future by creating state-of-the art connected devices. Carla leads the Smart Interaction Lab at Smart Design, exploring the intersection of the physical and digital worlds.

An educator, inventor, and creative technologist, Carla Diana is using cutting-edge Intel technology to build the future of connectivity.

Carla and the team at Smart Design are continuously thinking, tinkering, and building, imagining novel ways to connect objects that improve our everyday lives. Using her Intel-powered tablet, Carla makes these dreams a reality.

Carla is empowering college students with the knowledge and training necessary to design for the modern world, a world where the “internet of things” connects all devices. She teaches a graduate course at the School of Visual Arts and at the University of Pennsylvania, giving aspiring designers the opportunity to solve real world problems through product design. An educator, inventor, and creative technologist, Carla Diana is using cutting-edge Intel technology to build the future of connectivity.

The Future is Now is a 10-part video series that explores people and companies using Intel-powered technology to reinvent the future.