Robotic flowers react to SMS
5-with-phone-sheet.jpg The West Australian reports on an exhibition held at The Art Gallery of Western Australia featuring Mathew Gardiner's robotic flowers which react to text messages.

"Matthew Gardiner shows us a way forward from the clutches of paper with the graceful Oribotics Laboratory . Built on idea of phototropism in flowers, Gardiner has put together five robotic flowers that react to SMS messages from cities around the world, opening and closing as satellite beams bounce off their origami petals."

More pictures here.