Robot Tiles

May 20th, 2009

Hiroo Iwata developed these Robot Tiles. You have to imagine them as movable floor tiles which arrange them automatically in front of you as you walk. They’re covered with KURALON® EC, a textile made of conductive fibers. So when you step on it, it can detect in with direction you’re heading. It was part of the Tokyo Fiber ’09 Senseware exhibition during the Milan furniture fair.
As always, a video will make it clear to you.

Robot Tiles by Hiroo Iwata

Robot Tiles by Hiroo Iwata

Robot Tiles by Hiroo Iwata

found at stylepark

5 Responses to “Robot Tiles”

  1. William Thirteen Says:

    that one tile in the back seems to be rebelling against its use value! just imagine if they decided that one should travel not in the direction one wished – but in the direction the tiles preferred. in fact, perhaps the tiles know best!

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  3. kyoto Says:

    I’m Sorry Dave, I’m afraid you can’t go there!

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