Project name lumiBots
Persons Mey Lean Kronemann
City Berlin
Country GER
Period 2009-2011
Tags robots, light, sensors, pheromone, organization, complexity, visualization, arduino,
Text The lumiBots are small, autonomous robots that react to light. They can leave glowing traces which slowly fade away, so that older, darker trails are visible as well as newer, brighter ones. This way, generative images that consistently change are generated. They are appealing just for the glow effect, but also have a deeper meaning for the robots: They can follow the lines with their light sensors, and amplify them whilst preferring brighter (newer) and broader (more often used) trails.