LED Dining table


LED Dining table
Originally uploaded by oskay2.

Dining table with a frosted glass top lit by 448 LEDs that respond, in a complex and gentle fashion, to input generated by motion above the table while we eat.

I like this but I wonder if you lose some of the interactiveness if your don’t use clear plates. What if you have soup? And will eating spaghetti make the table go nuts?

Posted: April 2nd, 2006
at 2:28pm by John


Categories: Cool,DIY,Technology

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  1. We used clear plates just to take this photo– if we had put normal plates down, it would be a lot harder to get the basic idea of the project. We actually eat with (opaque) placemats most of the time. The inputs are low-passed and the response speed of the table is fairly slow: while we’re eating, it only changes state a few times per minute. It doesn’t mind spaghetti. (Heck- we’re Pastafarians!)

    Windell Oskay

    4 Apr 06 at 10:13 pm

     

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