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Sochi’s Olympic Park Will Put 3D Images of Visitors’ Faces on the Side of a Building

Ever wondered what your face would look like if it were carved into the side of Mt. Rushmore? Well if you travel to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, you might get the chance. A Swiss tech company and British architect teamed up to create an interactive building design at the entrance to Sochi’s Olympic Park that molds massive 3D images of visitors’ face on an outer wall using moving LED lights. Olympic fans can enter special photo booths, where 3D scans are taken, while on the outside, “Faces, as if set in stone, become alive, take shape and disappear, only to morph into a new face,” according to a statement from the design firm iart. You can go here to see a demo video of how the technology works and watch a test of the MegaFon Pavilion in action …

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