thermobooth: interactive lo-fi OLED photobooth by taliaYstudio
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sep 30, 2013
thermobooth: interactive lo-fi OLED photobooth by taliaYstudio


thermobooth: interactive OLED mirror photo studio by taliaYstudio
all images courtesy talia radford © nicole maria winkler

 

 

‘thermobooth’, the collaboration between vienna-based designer talia radford of taliaYstudio and media artist jonas bohatsch at vienna design week 2013 has been conceived as part of an on-going exploration with emotional interactions in electronics. the project combines a photobooth experience with human-based gestures; a shutter release system from specially developed high-tech OLED mirrors by osram acts as a flash and display, which works in conjunction with a camera that creates instant lo-fi thermal image print-outs. when standing on two conductive plates, the device activates when skin contact is made between more than one person. for about 20 seconds, a show of blinking OLEDs occurs, which is the time needed for the system to develop the pictures onto a small scroll of receipt-like paper.

 

to see the system in action, check out the videos below.

 

 

the project combines a photobooth experience with human-based interaction
video courtesy taliaYstudio

 

 


‘thermobooth’ creates instant lo-fi thermal image print-outs

 

 

the device activates when skin contact is made between more than one person

 

 

‘thermobooth’

 

 

 

 

when activated, a show of blinking OLEDs occurs for about 20 seconds

 

 

a shutter release system from specially developed high-tech OLED mirrors by osram acts as a flash and display

 

 

detail of the OLED mirrors

 

 

thermobooth at vienna design week 2013
video © designboom

 

 

(left) talia radford and (right) jonas bohatsch
portrait © designboom

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