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Kinect powered LIFX installation at Federation Square

Feb 26, 2015

We recently teamed up with our friends at LIFX to develop a Microsoft Kinect powered lighting experience for Melbourne's PauseFest 2015. Using over 80 LIFX globes, all connected to a Kinect Sensor, visitors could interact with the light by simply moving their body to adjust the brightness, colour of the globes in the installation:

Of course, in order to develop the installation we needed to replicate the lighting array in our Melbourne offices - leading to the office being bathed in a fantastic array of colours as the team worked on fine tuning the software that powered it. Michael from our team also had a chance to practice his use of the force:

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Over the course of the installation's residency at Federation Square, more than 3,500 people engaged with the installation - typically in groups of two or more. Engagement levels were also fantastic, with numerous visitors spending over 10 minutes playing with light!

Did you see it in action? Tweet us and let us know what you thought!

Evan
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