The Pixel Roller

The Pixel Roller

roller.jpg[Via WMMNA] This is the one of the most incredible projects you absolutely need to see. The Pixel Roller “rolls” out a picture in any direction on any surface using phosophescent ink which will eventually fad away. Check out the video here and gallery here.

0 thoughts on “The Pixel Roller

  1. alankilian says:

    It

  2. alankilian says:

    It

  3. alankilian says:

    Holy cow!!! Movable type is an AWFUL way to have people participate in a discussion.

    I can-t use an apostraphe in my postings.

    So I

  4. alankilian says:

    ARGHHHHHHHHH. I was trying to tell you how this thing works, but your blog software is horrible.

    I give up!

  5. AP says:

    I’m pretty sure that’s not true. It’s got’ta be pretty easy to ‘postrophe up your posts.

  6. alankilian says:

    It-s probably Internet-Explorer compatible or something like that.

    I-m using Firefox 1.0.1 on a Fedora-Core-3 Linux distribution.

    Windows-only? What are you using?

  7. alankilian says:

    Kinda looks like a Movable Type/HTML entry bug to me.
    Bug list

  8. abstrakONE says:

    On Topic:

    Wow, that this is quite impressive. Any howtos?

  9. toddly says:

    I saw something similar a while back, but have since lost the link… It was a contraption that was made from five spraypaint cans and rolled along the ground. As the machine creeped across a parking lot, it would paint “pixels” to spell out a pre-determined message.

    Anyone know of the link?

  10. el_wombato says:

    You’re thinking of the Bikes Against Bush guy.

    There’s also Hektor, the graffiti “printing” robot, which is sorta related.

  11. Wonkybutt says:

    The Graffiti Writer and the Street Writer, the projects Bikes against Bush ripped off^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H used as inspiration, are the creation of the Institute of Applied Autonomy

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