Jan
14
2013

INTERACTIVE WALL

The very first time Ethan was introduced to an interactive wall was in April last year during his first trip to Petrosains KLCC.

PetrosainsInteractive Wall

The screen shows pebbles dropping down and when you stand in front of it, the pebbles will drop on your shadow! Ethan was very fascinated with that. I was highly impressed too!

Several days ago I heard from an ex-colleague who is working in KLCC about the new interactive wall located in Petronas Twin Towers Sky Bridge Visitor’s Centre. I know Ethan will love this a lot so we made our way there on that fine Saturday morning.

PETMOS Interactive wall

For easy access, enter through this particular entrance (the one nearest to Mandarin Oriental).

Upon entering the Petronas Twin Towers lobby, take the escalator down 1 level (these escalators are located at either side of the lobby).

Petmos Interactive Wall

You’ll see this HUGE screen in the vicinity of the Sky Bridge Visitor’s Centre.

This huge screen is actually an interactive wall using kinect sensor. The liquid and metal elements on the screen move according to the direction you move your arms.

The aim here is to make the two elements clash with each other.

Petmos Interactive Wall

When the two elements clashed with each other, a short animation comes on. We saw a mercury-like swirl and what emerged out of it is one of 5 things: mechanic heart, diamond grille, piston, shark, and headlights. Shown on the screen (in the picture above) is the mechanic heart.

The point of the game is to work with a partner to help push the two elements (liquid and metal) on both sides of the screen to the centre. It focuses on the importance of partnership and teamwork.

Petmos Interactive Wall

You won’t be able to get the two elements to clash with each other by doing it alone (unless you have an extra ordinary pair of long arms :P) It is essential to find a partner to help you out.

petmos interactive wall

This random lady came to Ethan’s aid when she saw that Ethan was losing speed (as he had been interacting with that wall for the tenth time or so). Together, they managed to get the liquid and metal elements to clash, hence the importance of teamwork.

petmos interactive wall KLCC

The interactive wall is very popular amongst the visitors. People from all walks of life tried to make the two elements clash. Strangers did not hesitate to help each other out.

Petmos Interactive Wall

Young or old, they all worked together just to merge the two elements together so they can marvel at the different results produced.

When was the last time you played with your shadow on the wall? You should try it, this time with a wall that interacts with you!

Imagine a wall with an amazing, gorgeous display that will react to your every movement. You can even get your friends to join in the fun! Check out this sophisticated visual presentation of science and art at:

Venue: Petronas Twin Towers Skybridge Visitor’s Center

Date: Today – 18th Jan

Operation hours: 9:00am – 7:00pm

The interactive wall ends on the 18th of January 2013 so hurry up and make your way there NOW.

13 Comments + Add Comment

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    sounds interesting, reminds me of my visit to KL science center decades ago LOL

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    Ah, still haven’t really visited Petrosains. I heard it’s really fun. But it’s not free… that’s why I haven’t been in there lol.

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    Sound interesting…..

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    Waht happens if you dance Gangnam in front of it?

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      LoL Arthur! Then you’ll get Psy appearing in Liquid and Metal form! >_<

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    Interesting and great exercise to move the body.

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    Sounds fun! Need to check it out this weekend!

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    Interesting! You know, I have never been to the Petronas tower.. always look up from the outside only.. hahaha..

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    wow! looks so fun there! :D

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    Fun fun fun!!!

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    Wow I still rmb my first visit at Petrosains is long time ago ~ Haha !!
    The price for the ticket is not cheap though ~

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    cool~ XD

    Regards,
    http://www.lonelyreload.com (A Growing Teenager Diary) ..

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    I shall become Master Tai-Chi XD

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