What do you get when you connect 49 inflatable exercise balls to the internet with live streaming webcams?

Spacehoppers was an installation linking twitter with an array of inflatable spacehoppers for a Sony Ericsson mobile phone campaign. Visitors to the campaign website could watch live video feeds as their tweets inflated a grid of spacehoppers, which was tended by technicians 24/7 over a two week period. I managed the design and production of the project while a Partner at TinkerLondon. 

Type: Interactive installation

For: Dare Digital/Sony Ericsson


Tech: Arduino, mixed hardware, twitter API, streaming video