Electrically conductive ink means this printed paper works like a touchscreen.

Print may seem fairly dull and lifeless medium to many who are more inclined to use technology – but one company is trying to reinvigorate print by turning it into a useable interface.

Novalia is a team of seven scientists, programmers and designers from the UK – all of whom are interested in turning paper into an interactive platform.

Their first venture into this territory is an interactive drum-kit poster. Able to produce up to seven different sounds, the team say you could play along to your favorite songs, or add your own beats to existing ones. Using printed touch technology you could have easy access to a seven-piece drum-kit – without even needing any sticks!

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