color kinetics japan and ranagram create interactive LED facade
color kinetics japan and ranagram create interactive LED facade color kinetics japan and ranagram create interactive LED facade
jul 19, 2014

color kinetics japan and ranagram create interactive LED facade

color kinetics japan and ranagram create interactive LED facade
all images courtesy ranagram




color kinetics japan and ranagram have collaborated to develop an interactive facade that reacts to user movement. the installation features approximately 1,000 LED lamps, which are placed behind the skeleton of a large scale iron lattice. indirect lighting simulates a series of visual patterns which change in shape over time. users can change the density and color of these patterns by using controls from an iPad. in tracking mode, outlines of spectators are detected by a microsoft kinect sensor and illustrated on the wall screen. when spectators move, motions are gradually illustrated with changing color through an optical flow algorithm.



video courtesy ranagram

outlines of spectators are detected by a kinect sensor

detail of the wall panels

exhibition booth

changing the density and color of patterns via iPad controller

production process

production process



director, lead developer: masahide yoshida

art director, interaction designer: takashi aoki

producer: yasuo kaneda

project manager: nozomi shirai

sound: keiichi sugimoto
LED lighting: color kinetics japan



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