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What’s better than an infinity mirror? An infinity dodecahedron that displays energy data! From Sandro Wucherer on vimeo, translated with Google Translate:

Wir haben uns für die Entwicklung eines Infinity Dodekaeders entschieden – einem halbdurchlässigem Objekt, das durch ansteuerbare LEDs „unendliche“ Spiegelungen erzeugt. Die besondere Herausforderung war hierbei die Verbindung der handwerklichen Herstellung mit der hardwareseitigen Ansteuerung durch Arduino und Raspberry Pi. Zusätzlich dazu wurde eine dynamische Website gestaltet und aufgesetzt, welche Energiedaten aus einer Datenbank ausliest und passend durch Diagramme und Farbcodierung visualisiert.

We decided to develop an Infinity Dodecahedron – a semitransparent object that creates “infinite” reflections through controllable LEDs. The particular challenge here was the connection of the manual production with the hardware-based control by Arduino and Raspberry Pi. In addition, a dynamic website was designed and set up, which reads energy data from a database and visualizes it appropriately using diagrams and color coding.

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