LED Wand + RFID Waves = Beautiful

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Sometimes it's the unseen that's the most terrifying. In the case of RFID we think there's plenty to dread, but never actually looked at those scary, scary waves. Thankfully someone at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design did.


Jack Schulze and Timo Arnall made this stunning video by using a specially-made LED wand, long-exposure photography, some animation, and a metric ton of patience. I, on the other hand, will be using the next few moments, my eyes, and an ounce or two of amazement to appreciate the supposedly paranoia-inducing beauty of RFID. [PopSci]


Fascinating study. They could increase the quality of the the data by using a mechanical arm rather than an unsteady hand to hold the LED wand. #rfidwavesvisualized