Audio visualizer made with matrix of fire

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

The Pyro Board is a matrix of 2,500 flames that have controllable intensity, which can be used as an audio visualizer. Yeah, really. Just watch the video below.

[via Colossal]

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