Bubble Screen

June 22, 2009
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Liquid-based dot-matrix display

The Bubble Screen is a dot-matrix display that uses air bubbles as pixels. Developed by Eyal Burstein at Beta Tank, this display can show images, text, and patterns and may be used as a low-resolution screen. The project required two years of development during which experts in the fields of automation, pneumatics, and academia were employed to solve a fluid dynamics challenge. The Bubble Screen is intended to reveal alternative methods of information display and consumption and is exemplary of Beta Tank’s ongoing ambient information-design project.

Contact: Beta Tank, London, UK.

For more information, see Transmaterial 2: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine our Physical Environment

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