Massive Fiber-Optic Installation Lights Up Library Queries
Submitted by Bearkat on March 6, 2013 - 3:22pm
<BLOCKQUOTE> Getting a glimpse into the curious minds of others has never been so beautiful – or so bright. Designers Brian W. Brush and Yong Ju Lee of <a href=http://eboarch.com/>E/B Office New York</a> created an extensive fiber-optic installation for the <a href=http://tclib.org/index.php/site/news/crowd_packs_new_teton_county_library_lobby_to_celebrate_grand_opening/>Teton County Library grand opening</a> in Wyoming that visualizes library searches in flashes of colored light. Dubbed Filament Mind, the installation, which opened at the end of January, uses over five miles of fiber-optic cables and 44 LED illuminators to collect, categorize, and render searches from libraries all across the state of Wyoming into glowing bursts of color. </BLOCKQUOTE> See and read more from <a href=http://www.wired.com/design/2013/03/filament-mind-library-led/>Wired</a>.