Interactive Flip-Dot Display

A kinetic installation that displays real-time hand drawings, videos, still images and text, or interacts with people.
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The Interactive Flip-Dot Display is a kinetic art installation. It has three modes:

1. Video Mode: display video files, static images and text.

2. Interactive Mode: real-time body tracking and display with the included 3D depth camera.

3. Drawing Mode: real-time display drawings from the included touch screen.

The size of the installation is customizable. Because of its modular design, the installation can be as small as a desktop art gadget made of a single unit, or as big as a wall made of hundreds of units.

The color of dots on the display is customizable as well.

Dimensions:One Module
 17 x 16.81 x 3.1 in (784 dots)
 432 x 427 x 78.8 mm (784 dots)

Date:September 2018

Medium:Customized hardware and software
 3D depth camera
 Acrylic, Copper, Stainless Steel

Demo Video




Video Mode: display video files, static images and text.


Interactive Mode: real-time body tracking and display with the included 3D depth camera.


Drawing Mode: real-time display drawings from the included touch screen.


There are 784 dots. The color of the dots can be customized with any color.


The installation with a protective cover.


The protective cover can be easily removed.


The installation without a protective cover.



The backside of the installation. It includes a pair of stand for placing on a desktop, and 3 holes for mounting on the wall.



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