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Bus-Tops On View Across London's Bus Stops

  • Wired , Friday, April 6, 2012 3 AM

Visible only from the upper deck of buses, 30 LED screens have been installed by a  collaborative public art project. The screens, which display animated gifs submitted by the public, hook up over 3G to a central server that distributes the image files to 20 boroughs across the capital. Each has a 10fps 256 x 80 display in monochrome red and black, but with variable brightness. The project’s originator says, "We chose sites for various reasons and as you can see some are quite remote -- we didn't want to just be on Regent Street, we wanted to reach people in places where art never reaches."

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