Posts Tagged ‘light’

Interactive LEDwall at ModaLisboa | Estoril Fashion Force’33

October 13th, 2009 by NearInteraction

NearInteraction joined forces with ModaLisboa | Estoril to create an interactive application for their catwalk LEDwall. Following the success of the previous edition, where NearInteraction featured an interactive multi-touch table that allowed realtime visualisation of the catwalk pictures immediately after each show, for this edition, NearInteraction presented a generative application that responds visually to the movement of each model as well as the sound accompanying the show.

watch the Aleksandar Protic video
watch the making of video

Low-impact Nocturne light installation sets Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge aglow

September 9th, 2008 by NearInteraction
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Artist Nayan Kulkarni’s Nocturne installation adorning the Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge, stretching from Newcastle to Quayside in Gateshead, was powered-on for the first time
last Thursday night. The GBP300,000 project will illuminate the bridge
for at least the next 15 years, never repeating the same color
combination twice “as pre-programmed barcodes of colour ripple across
the structure, rising and falling in brightness and intensity to match
the ebb and flow of the tide below.”

The low-energy LED lights consume less power than a
domestic dishwasher, but are capable of creating 16.5 million colours -
or more than two billion possible combinations of colour across the
whole bridge.

The design means the light is contained within the bridge, causing
a minimum of ambient light pollution while creating a spectacular
kaleidoscope of colour.