ioPlay: an Alexa Speaker for Lego Technic by Antonio Borja
Designed as a hub for the Lego Technic series, ioPlay brings your favorite building blocks to life by making them interactive through the open-source Alexa platform. Now your favorite building blocks can tell you the weather, stream your favorite music, keep you up to date with the latest scores and more!
About the Designer
Antonio Borja studied at Academy of Art University where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design. After graduating Antonio joined General Motors as a creative designer. While at General motor he was on the design team of full-size truck, mid-size truck and rear drive performance vehicles. Antonio returned to teach at his alma-mater in 2009 and has taught Design Drawing, Transportation Design, Portfolio Enhancement and Digital 3D modeling courses. He has also lead collaborative courses with some of the top automotive manufactures and design consultancies which include Jaguar, FCA, General Motors, and Nissan to name a few. His commitment as an educator and designer is to inspire those around him to reach their full creative potential through passion, hard work, and creativity.