What is it?
Philips has partnered with desso to design the world’s first LED carpet. This carpet can change the way of interaction with the customer, the carpet will namely guide you through the building.
Why is it cool?
Ed Huibers, Marketing and Sales Director, at Philips Lighting is saying “This light transmissive carpet solution is designed to engage directly with people’s senses and eyes.” And that is why the carpet is innovative. According to the site the carpet is able to provide information, safety routes and directions, such as:
– Guiding people around buildings, including safety exits and routes.
– Enhancing the ambiance and atmosphere of the interior of buildings combining lighting with design and colour.
– Helping to de-clutter spaces by making information visible only when needed.
Why has it future growth potential?
With this LED carpet, we will be able to interact with the people in the store or building, so they get a new experience. But is also very useful in dangerous situations, it can guide people to the exit when there is danger, so the carpet can improve savety as well.