A 24-square-foot, 400-LED, reactive floor panel built by hand and controlled by custom mapping software.
Sole designer and engineer
$500 (funded by MIT ProjX)
MIT Museum Studio Grant Project
C/C++, Python, Arduino, LEDs, Laser Cutter, Water Jet, Sensors
I wanted to invent an exciting, subtle, and organic way to light an environment. Inspired by the bioluminescence of Avatar, I created a floor panel that lights up from below and connects those that traverse it with one another.