List of Physical Visualizations
and Related Artifacts
With tag “display”

1977 – Graphical Waterfall

A graphical waterfall is a display where images are formed by water droplets falling from computer-controlled nozzles. It was invented in 1977 by Stephen Pevnick, an American artist. Graphical waterfalls can be used with regular lighting (as on the left video) or with a stroboscope (as on the right video), depending on the desired effect. It is unclear whether such devices have been already used to display data. […]

Added by Pierre Dragicevic. Category: Enabling technology. Tags: ,
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