Kinetic Sand table is an interactive table capable of responding to touch. This fascinating interface is created by Adrien M / Claire B Company, a team in Paris working as researchers in the sector of Performing and Digital Arts. They are introduced as creators of arts that “place the human body at the heart of technological and artistic challenges and adapt today’s technological tools to create a timeless poetry through a visual language based on playing and enjoyment, which breeds imagination”.
The Kinetic Sand table, one of their latest inventions, creates a whirlwind of virtual sand around objects placed on top of it, producing a fantastical effect. The table is capable of multi-touch and accepts up to 32 simultaneous touches. The table will be on exhibition at the Palais de la Découverte from June. Till then, have a preview of the mesmerizing effect the Kinetic Sand table creates.