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Hanging Lights Switch On At The Sound Of Certain Frequencies [Video]

Hanging Lights Switch On At The Sound Of Certain Frequencies [Video]
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Sensor-controlled lamps that create different visual performances based on what song is played.

Ross Brooks
  • 5 august 2013

Hi-fi company SONOS have paired up with New York-based studio SOFTlab to create an interactive installation that uses 600 fluorescent lights capable of reacting to sound.

The lights reactions are programmed using SONOS PLAY:3, PLAY:5 and SUB speakers.

Comprised of four different rooms – the ‘light house’ – sits in the middle of a studio, and each of the rooms is filed with speakers and fluorescent light tubes that react to music and its different frequencies.

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Open from July 25th until August 25th, visitors are able to choose their own songs using a SONOS controller. Once chosen, they just have to sit back and watch as each range of frequencies a unique visual performance in the lights.

See how the lights react for yourself in this video from Designboom:

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