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iCandy: 2010 Shanghai World Expo Edition

This month, we look at the world's vision of Earth's future

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Photo: Imaginechina
When audiences shout at this 3-meter-wide, 1.2 metric-ton-video ball located at the Germany Pavilion, its acoustic-based control system kicks into action, sending the ball swinging. Meanwhile, video images are displayed on its surface, which is covered by nearly 1600 electronic panels studded with 400 000 LEDs.
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