“Comprising four 4 ft. x 8 ft. modules, the dance floor boasts 1,536 long-lasting and low-power-consuming LEDs that light to 4,096 different colors. Students are using substances as common as aluminum foil to achieve special effects. The dance floor, which makes use of one-half mile of environmentally friendly ribbon cable, can be controlled wirelessly by remote clients, thus facilitating visual interactions that were not possible in previous designs.” [via] Link.
2 thoughts on “Computer-controlled dance floor”
As much as the summary makes it seem like washington university designed this whole thing, why dont you let everyone know they’re basically copying what MIT did almost a year ago. Hell, they’re even using the pcb boards that MIT is selling on their website! Washington university didnt even design their own circuit! What a ripoff. Why dont I go buy some electronics kit on the web, put it together, then make a website about it! Then I can get all the credit for it!
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