I design and develop interactions and technologies that embrace digital and physical experiences. I am interested in tools, techniques and devices that enable new interaction concepts for the augmentation and empowerment of the human senses. The research projects are from exciting times and inspiring collaborations at different research labs and institutions, including MIT, Columbia University, University of California, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), and Microsoft Research.

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Alex Olwal, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Google
Research Affiliate, MIT Media Lab
Affiliate Faculty, KTH
olwal [at] media.mit.edu
Alex Olwal

Selected popular press
SpeckleSounds [Nov 7, 2011]
"The best of Boston Music Hack Day 2011"
Geere, D.
Article in Wired, Nov 7, 2011.

document to come

Ny Teknik [Mar 17, 2010]
"Med Terminator-syn på verkstadsgolvet"
Thoresson, A.
Article in Ny Teknik, Mar 17, 2010.

Ny Teknik
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Mobil [#1, Jan, 2010]
"Bättre än på riktigt"
Carlgren, M.
Article in Mobil, Jan 1, 2010, pp. 70-74.

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Mobil:business [#3, Oct, 2009]
"Mobilen i frontlinjen"
Brohult, L.
Article in Mobil:business, Oct 1, 2009, pp. 36-38.

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Dagens Teknik [Apr 09, 2008]
"Alex Olwal förstärker din verklighet och förenklar din vardag"
Edgren, J.
Article in Dagens Teknik, Apr 9, 2008, p. 6.

Dagens Teknik
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SVT Rapport [Jan 20, 2008]

Metro Teknik [Feb 07, 2007]
"Låt mobiltelefonen bli din egen kartläsare"
Blomberg, O.
Article in Metro Teknik, Feb 7, 2007, p. 14.

Metro Teknik
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