LightBridge is a 10,000 pixel dynamic display created for the FAST Festival of Art, Science and Technology in celebration of MIT’s 150th anniversary. Sensors in the display respond to the movement of pedestrians on the bridge and ambient data such as the weather, blurring the boundaries between traditional city lighting and the responsive infrastructures of tomorrow.

I gratefully thank Philips ColorKinetics for donating the LED (light-emitting diodes) lights; CISCO for providing the network hardware; and SparkFun Electronics for donating additional electronics for the sensor network. The project is funded in part by a grant from the Council for the Arts at MIT.

Project Info
May 2011
Susanne Seitinger and Pol Pla. Software team: Russell Cohen, Eugene Sun, Andrew Chen, Dave Lawrence, Daniel Taub, and David Xiao. And many more!
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