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 human abilities. 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.

Research Projects » Publications » Popular Press » Google Scholar »
Alex Olwal, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Google
Lecturer, Stanford
Research Affiliate, MIT Media Lab
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.

Wired
document to come

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

Ny Teknik
PDF []

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

Mobil
PDF []

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

Mobil:business
PDF []

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
PDF []

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
PDF []