Imagine entering a room, the tables are in place, the decors are all fixed, and there is an announcement made asking everyone to stand in the middle. Suddenly, the lights go out and you find yourself standing on a stunning light show! The LED lights on your feet follow your every step, allowing you to relive the unforgettable opening number that stunned the world during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Though the LED light show prepared during the Olympics opening may never be replicated again, the video below comes really close into doing so. This seriously cool interactive floor uses a combination of LED lights, infrared sensors, and weight sensors. It is basically an animator’s dream come true!
This Interactive LED Floor Moves with You
Aside from tracking foot movement, this innovative LED floor by a Stockholm-based company called Mediatec follows hand movement as well. The floor can even shoot a burst of light across and send waves of color throughout the screen.
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LED lights are known to be versatile in terms of installation, so panels like these can be converted into ceilings, walls, or even interactive boards. As you probably know by now, LED bulbs are more energy efficient, making them far more environment-friendly and cost-effective compared than old incandescent and CFL light bulbs.
By using LED light bulbs at home, you can reduce energy costs by as much as 70 to 90 percent. Establishments such as malls to large stadiums have long been using this light source as well.
This state-of-the-art panel has a built-in computer loaded with gesture tracking software, making it as powerful as it is compact. So far, a lot of people have been inquiring how they can get their hands on this interactive LED floor.
Unfortunately, the price for this particular LED panel can no longer be found online. For those who happen to be curious, this stunning display can go up to $150 a square foot. If you have the tools and the resources, then maybe you can let your creativity loose and save a few dollars by creating your own. In the meantime, watch the video below to check out just how cool this interactive LED floor is!