pinokio   the pixar lamp brought to life
dec 04, 2012
pinokio the pixar lamp brought to life



‘pinokio’ by adam ben-dror, shanshan zhou and joss dogget

 

 

‘pinokio’ is a result of a collaboration by adam ben-dror (of which designboom covered earlier work here) shanshan zhou and joss dogget from the university of wellington,
new zealand. the humble desk lamp is re-envisioned through animatronics – harnessed with the ability to be aware of its environment,
especially people, and express a dynamic range of behaviors. through a specially developed algorithm, electronic circuit and structural modifications,
‘pinokio’ is able to respond to the prompts of human movement – bringing the iconic pixar lamp to life.

 

 


a video showing the robot in action

 

 
the humble desk lamp is re-envisioned through animatronics

 

 


through a specially developed algorithm, electronic circuit and structural modifications, ‘pinokio’ is able to respond to the prompts of human movement

 

 

 

 

 

 


a detail of the electronics

 

 


‘pinokio’ is harnessed with the ability to be aware of its environment, especially people, and express a dynamic range of behaviors

 

 

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