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The DeLighTable

delightable

By David Ponce

At first glance, the DeLighTable from Thomas Gardner may seem like some high tech toy, using OLEDs, and touch sensitive screens or whatnot. But it isn’t. The table, which allows you to create nifty visual effects by simply touching it, uses a rather simple, but elegantly implemented technique. An opaque liquid is sandwiched between a transparent plastic film and a light source. When touched, the liquid moves away and lets the light shine through. And just like that, you’ve got a very cool coffee table that will only have set you back ?1200.

That’s funny.

To see how it looks in action, come inside for a video.

[DeLighTable] VIA [Ministry of Tech]








  • Jason

    Man, this is so cool! I’d love to have one of these (when they’ve become a bit more affordable).

  • erik

    would you buy one at $300?

  • Mac

    Yeah I would.

  • http://mama.indstate.edu/users/vikram/ limewire

    Great boys9f0730