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    Rotary telephone + photo booth = Rotobooth

    | News | 26/03/2012 15:56pm
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    rotobooth‘Rotobooth’ is a unique photo booth that came about as a result of Photo Hack Day 2; an image-centric ‘hackathon’ event held in New York City.

    Essentially a photo booth controlled by an embedded rotary telephone, Rotobooth can be used in two ways: dialling ‘0’ will take a photo and then automatically upload it to Flickr, whereas dialling your mobile number will take five photos and send the links to you via text message.

    “The Rotobooth began as a class project to turn a New York City pay-phone into a photo booth.” says Mike, one of the creators of Rotobooth.  ”Having never built a photo booth I had to start somewhere. Keeping with my inspiration, I built one to look like a pay-phone. The rotary dial was simply an elaboration of the metaphor. It makes the booth charming and very addictive. If you can make an interaction addictive, you’re onto something.”

    Follow Rotobooth on Twitter and Facebook.

    Source via The Next Web

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