No personal data (including your IP address) is stored, nor do we sell data to third parties.
The booth is made up of OLED lights, conductive plates, an electronic circuit board and a thermal printer. When users stand on the circuit board and touch each other – whether it be a kiss or a handshake – they complete the circuit and trigger the camera to take a picture, which is then thermally printed, resulting in a lo-fi, low-res photograph.
‘In our work, we are preoccupied with the relationship people have with themselves, each other and their surrounding environment,’ says taliaYstudio. ‘[With Thermobooth] we are opening a stage for playfulness and the unexpected.’
Like our microtrend Emotional Technology, the Thermobooth is an exploration of people’s emotional interaction with electronics, making the experience more human-centric.