Tweet is in the air    

What ?

A super cool machine that makes the "twitter wall" concept way much cool and fun. Think about the tweets being projected in plain air, instead of being projected on a wall ! The project was showcased on the 23rd of March 2010, during the PrForum event, a local Bucharest PR conference, as a live example for unusual Twitter usage.

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People reactions

We actually had a lot of people warning us that the machine is burning. It took a while to explain that actually the machine is extracting humidity from the air and then projects it in a thin layer, so it's no smoke what you see there.

Behind the scenes

The machine is hand-built by our friend Paul Popescu, as an art installation display. It consists on a device that extracts the humidity from the air and projects it as a thin layer of water vapors, a special tuned projector able to display the tweets on the vapors, and a laptop that gather the tweets. Most of the parts of the device have been recovered from other devices. For example, the parts that collects the humidity from the air have been extracted from several air conditioning systems.

Who ?

The tweet is in the air project is a creation of our friend, Paul Popescu.

PR Forum is a local Bucharest PR conference (PrForum). Sety is a Bucharest based company focused on delivering the best custom Java development services.

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