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Anomaly - Ping Pong


Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection; Gray's School of Art Design Collection
Object Type: Graphic Design: Poster
Artist/Maker: Sandilands, Jono
Date: 2009
Media/Materials: ink on paper
Dimensions: overall: 59 cm x 41.5 cm
Awards: RGU Graphic Design Purchase Award

Description:

'Olympic style ping pong'
A sample print demonstrating the type of printed image which can be created by playing table-tennis on an interactive table allowing players to record their strokes as still images. Different styles of pattern can be selected by the players. The concept or tracking the position in which the ball hits the table is similar to Wimbledon's 'Hawk Eye' system.


A concept for an interactive table-tennis table which allows table-tennis players to record the strokes in their game of ping-pong as still images. Movement of the ball striking the table in a match is recorded and in turn printed in poster form as a memento of the game. Different styles of pattern can be selected by the player to enhance their captured print of the match. The concept or tracking the position in which the ball hits the table is similar to Wimbledon's 'Hawk Eye' system. Jonathan Sandilands has now developed a working prototype of the interactive table-tennis table.
Object Number: ABDRG2010.345.7