Interactive LED Dining table

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    Dining table with a frosted glass top lit by 448 LEDs that respond, in a complex and gentle fashion, to input generated by motion above the table while we eat.

    This table was demonstrated at the MakerFaire ( makezine.com/faire/ ) in April 2006. More info here.

    Update (May, 2007): We have some new interactive coffee tables. You can even buy one if you want to.

    Update (June, 2008): Schematic released as a free design.

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    1. scottAsavage 98 months ago | reply

      Wow, that's awesome. Nice work!

    2. oybay© 98 months ago | reply

      Love it. Want it.

    3. Rev. Xanatos Satanicos Bombasticos (ClintJCL) 98 months ago | reply

      Damn. I would pay money for that. If you ever want to sell one, look me up!

    4. pjputter_2000 98 months ago | reply

      I would like to invite you to display your table at the biggest event in the lighting industry, Lightfair 2006. It is being held in Las Vegas from May 30 - June 1. We host a private product showcase open only to special, highly important lighting execs. Let me know.

    5. MetaGrrrl 97 months ago | reply

      Nice exhibit at Maker Faire today. Thanks for sharing!

    6. Photocheek 92 months ago | reply

      Found you through MAKE, and your work is great!!!

    7. oskay 92 months ago | reply

      Thank you!

    8. Rev. Xanatos Satanicos Bombasticos (ClintJCL) 92 months ago | reply

      I STILL WANT IT. Please sell it to me.

    9. oskay 92 months ago | reply

      If you really want to, you can buy one.

    10. Iban Nieto 92 months ago | reply

      WOW!! Fantastic!! I want one!! :-)

      thanks for sharing

    11. fabioandresherrera 91 months ago | reply

      hey nice table, got flashing leds?? or some crazy secuence??

    12. oskay 91 months ago | reply

      fabioandresherrera: It doesn't flash or have a set sequence. Normally, it's steady, but it changes in response to motion above the table surface. It sees local changes in ambient light (your shadow); like when you move your glass on the table. Because it's an analog system, it has an infinite number of possible states that it can be in.

    13. crazy art girl 91 months ago | reply

      love that. thats so cool.

    14. eatnutmeg 84 months ago | reply

      This has been used on www.gadgetmuseum.net/june

      Thanks.

    15. manjushresth 71 months ago | reply

      innovative....good one...

    16. kumaresan.gru 59 months ago | reply

      very very nice

    17. silencejin@@153 57 months ago | reply

      very nice ,i like it

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