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Roomba Vacuum Light Paintings

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 06 Jul 2011

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you attached colored LEDs to a Roomba vacuum device and let them roam for the duration of a long-exposure photograph? This is what would happen, and it looks quite remarkable.

Yes, randomness is one thing, but this is anything but a random project. Designboom notes, "The IBR algorithm group at Germany's Braunschweig University of Technology, create designs by constructing obstacles, thereby designating space that the Roombas cannot pass into and which thus remains dark. Flickr user Reconscious utilized accelerometer-driven LEDs so that the colour light varied depending on the Roomba's movement."

If that doesn't make sense, just note: time-lapse photography, Roomba, LEDs, and its look incredible.



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