A comprehensive showcase of art and technology" called Cyberhome 2000 opens at the Blasthaus Gallery in San Francisco.
Artist Adam Savage and architect Dan Corr included futuristic technology adhering to a "form follows function" maxim.
Blasthaus is at 217 Second Street; the show runs through May 18.
|Jeff Enos, associate features editor for ComputerLife, wears virtual reality entertainment goggles by Forte.|
|Michael Penwarden, ComputerLife's executive editor, sits in an old-fashioned dentist chair at a PC desk of the future, using an email system that sends picture postcards.|
|The kitchen features an IBM under-the-counter touch-screen system that serves as a control center for many of the utilities as well as a Web surfing terminal.|
Parked inside the Cyberhome 2000: Intel's car of the future, featuring a dash-mounted voice-control microphone linked to the Intel computer that runs audio and video components, including GPS maps and video entertainment systems with screens mounted on the back of each seat. A video camera mounted on the center driver's console monitors the rear passenger area of the vehicle.