MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) researchers have developed SprayableTech, an installation that lets users create room-sized interactive surfaces with sensors as well as displays. It uses airbrushing of functional inks, to enable various displays, like interactive sofas with embedded sensors to control your television, and sensors for adjusting lighting and temperature through your walls. Read more for a video and additional information.
Once the interactive artwork is designed in the 3D editor, it automatically generates stencils for airbrushing the layout onto a surface. After creating the stencils from cardboard, a user then adds sensors to the desired surface, whether it’s a sofa, wall, or even a building, to control various appliances like your lamp or television.
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Since SprayableTech is so flexible in its application, you can imagine using this type of system beyond walls and surfaces to power larger-scale entities like interactive smart cities and interactive architecture in public places. We view this as a tool that will allow humans to interact with and use their environment in newfound ways,” said Michael Wessely, postdoc in CSAIL and lead author on a new paper about SprayableTech.