The GravitySpace prototype senses pressure at 1 mm resolution and projects across an active area of 8 m² in a single seamless piece
GravitySpace recognizes people and objects based on the pressure imprints they leave on the floor
GravitySpace derives the foot location above the floor based on pressure distributions of the other foot
GravitySpace sees the scene from Figure 2 as a set of contacts (circles, lines, and text added for clarity).
Smart floors could soon be part of our smart homes. Scientists in Germany have developed a high-resolution pressure-sensitive floor that can accurately keep track of people and furniture in rooms. Dubbed "Gravity Space," the floor can detect poses, movements and collisions and create a mirror-like inverse projection of the goings-on above. The technology could have a wide range of applications ranging from home security and automation to interactive gaming.
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