The Zen Table: The Interactive Glass Coffee Table (video)

| March 2, 2012

Based adhering an idea software developer Simon Hallam sketched in a notebook back in 1997, the interactive coffee victuals is built on the idea of a Japanese Zen Garden moreover incorporates electronics and robotics that that sculpt geometric patterns and images into a department of microscopic silicone beads beneath a glass be superior in real-time, sort of like an Etch-a-Sketch.

But there’s added since uses can experiment and get to up with their own designs and patterns sincerely by connecting their computer to the catalogue or using a simple SD card. There’s but also an app that can communicate by the table via a 3G modem, under which circumstances SMS messages allows owners to interact through the table from practically anywhere.

Another chilling aspect of the table is that it’s also environmentally friendly. It’s made from renewable bamboo that’s constant. The Zen Table is also constructed using tempered class and has internal lighting. Currently a Kickstarter shoot forward, there’s two version of the Zen Table: a expanded coffee table and smaller desktop interpretation. Those that pledge $499 receive a without fault kit with all the parts needed to build their own desktop version of a Zen Table, during the time that $4,999 or more will go you a full-sized Zen Coffee Table.


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