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Artbus by Ed Bennett at the Art Institute of Chicago, is a hardware and communications protocol for low speed control of discreet sensors and actuators. Since it is distributed it can be placed around a space where centralized control is not as important as spatial integration. Check out the link for lots of details including where to get your hands on one of these.

via Transatlab, ArtBus Interfaces for art, design, and multimedia