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In residence at Loughborough University Human-Computer Interaction department, Mike Quantrill and Dave Everitt an interactive work that tracked human movement through an infra-red sensor grid. The form and intensity of the images reflected the accumulative density of movement through the grid, changing the image as participants moved within the space.

Five notes from a whole-tone scale sound as beams are crossed, two beams triggering an entire tone sequence. During public tests people smiled with pleasure at the effect…

The yellow image was used as a cover image for the first edition of Explorations in Art and Technology (Candy & Edmonds, 2002).