Not only have you got fiber optics weaved together to form a fabric mesh, these lights also respond to feeds coming in from Twitter and other sources. The fiber optics are connected to RGB LED lights that are controlled by an Arduino microcontroller that changes the colors and patterns.
“50 Different Minds runs two computer programs that listen to Twitter tweets and follow flight arrivals and departures at the 9 busiest airports in the world. The animated effect looks like illuminated silk.” – 50 Different Minds
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