Dragon Scale, Building New Media Integrated Wall
Lightly touch the scale of the wall . Scales like water ripples spread out.
Interaction: Each nodes had touch sensors can make lighting effects. When your body are near, activate the lights. The light like ripples spread out.The background system can define active pictures， You can play interactive games.Many people will activate many ripples spread out.When the ripples collided,they will disappear. Dragon scale system also can play video.Background control system can play video in realtime based on RJ45 network.The owner of dragon scale can use it perform advertisements to increase revenue.
Building or project owner : Shanghai manu Art Design Co., Ltd.
Architecture : Manu art space
Project artist/ concept/ design/ planning : Wu Kuan
Structural engineering : Li Qi
Facade design : Wu Kuan
Facade construction : Shanghai manu Art Design Co., Ltd.
Light design : Wu Kuan
Technical layout light : Li Qi
Display content/ visuals/ showreel : Wu Kuan
Light hardware (LED hardware) : Wang Changyang
Lighting control software : Wu Kuan,Wang Changyang
Project co-ordination : Wu Kuan
Interaction design/ programming : Wu Kuan
Project sponsor/ support : Wu Kuan
Facade type and geometry (structure) : Architecture and interior decoration wall sculpt surface like raised dragon scale.
Kind of light creation : LED side light type out of the horseshoe hole.
Resolution and transmitting behaviour : The light nodes out of horseshoe hole of the dragon scale. Each nodes had touch sensors can make lighting effects. When your body are near, activate the lights. The light like ripples spread out.The background system can define active pictures，You can play interactive games.Many people will activate many ripples spread out.When the ripples collided,they will disappear.
Pixel distance : 120 light nodes / sq.m
Urban situation : Located in Minhang District, Shanghai，China
Description of showreel : We dedicated to architecture and space design, animation and art design.
Community or communities involved : The dragon scale system has mass production can be sold worldwide.
Host organization : ArtManu
Legal form : The dragon scale system has applied for patent protection.
Issues addressed : LED matrix control system and software. Injection mold for large area.
Impact : We create a new concept of lighting interactive decorative wall.
Tools developed : The dragon scale system has self developed LED matrix control system and software，The dragon scale appearance injection mold already completed.
Next steps : We will develop an outdoor waterproof version.