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N‌ews from the Candle project 

Good news! The Dutch SIDN Fund has recently approved a funding request by Candle. With their support we will be able to…

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Photo by Fjodor Buis A new exhibit on modern jewerly called ArtWear has opened in the Vishal in Haarlem, the Netherlands.…

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Candle is a contestant on Dutch TV show  'Brilliant', in which inventors and innovators from all over the Netherlands compete…

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Many countries, such as the Netherlands, are pushing for people to install so called 'smart meters'. They offer the advantage…

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The Candle receiver's software has received a new optional feature. If you want you can enable the receiver to send data…

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The Candle controllers you can see on this website have really nice touch screens. However, getting your Raspberry Pi to…

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Designer Jesse Howard, who created one of the original sets of prototypes, has been experimenting with another housing for…

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If you live in a big house, or are experiencing a lot of wireless interference from your surroundings, then you may be interested…

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Shortly after we launched Candle, a company called Enjoyable Warmth created a prototype of one of their heating products…

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Candle offers some features and sensitivites that we hope will become more widely available in the future. But what if you…

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During the National Privacy Conference in The Hague today, Candle received a Dutch Privacy Award. Specifically, the "aanmoedigingsprijs",…

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The yearly ThingsCon conference is one of the best places to meet people who are interested in create ethical smart devices.…

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We're proud to say Candle is on the short list for the Dutch Privacy Award! We'll be presenting the project at the ceremony…

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Candle was selected as a "best of Design Week" project by technology and lifestyle magazine Bright. We exhibited the project…

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Currently you can visit the Candle exhibit in Amsterdam. It's located at Spring House, a "club house for radical innovators".…

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To promote Candle we made some stickers that resemble the warning labels on cigaret packaging, but which relate the the…

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Candle has hit Dutch Design Week, and the first responses are great. People really appreciate the project, which is a great…

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by Michel Langendijk

A new privacy-friendly smart home system called Candle is launching at Dutch Design Week 2019. Unlike most existing smart…

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Can we get geeky for a minute? To make his prototypes even more "ready for mass production", Jesse Howard's designed special…

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In 2019 it was revealed that Amazon, Google and even Apple employed thousands of people to listen to voice recordings from…

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by Michel Langendijk

It's a party for privacy! You're invited Candle will officially launch at the Dutch Design Week 2019. From October 19th…

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Artist Dinie Besems and designer Jesse Howard are researching privacy friendly devices. Fit for a king Dinie Besems, a jeweler…

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by Candle

How could consumers recognise privacy friendly products? We've asked an artist and a designer to explore this question.…

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by Candle

Candle is a privacy friendly smart home demonstrator. Its purpose is to show a different way forward for smart homes. A…

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