The state-of-the-art Digital Water Curtain is one of the exhibit’s main attraction, being highly responsive to visitors when they get close to the entrance gates, then the water section in front of the doors will automatically open to let them cross inside or outside without getting wet. The160 feet long Digital Water Curtain displays greetings, stylish patterns and information about the exhibit, by writing them on its responsive waterfall.
The Digital Water Curtain is integral to the building outer façade, completing its vanguard architecture design with the enlivening of the water cantilever that pours in intelligent waterfalls. The digital water wall greets the visitors with the falling down liquid messages, while at the same time dresses the coppery architecture with a translucent interactive water wall which announces the high technology water artifacts they will discover in the exhibit.
HYDROPOLIS is a place where diverse multimedia technologies, art installations, replicas and real-life models serve a common goal: to show water from varied and fascinating perspectives. Visitors actively take part in the story of the origins of water in the universe, encounter the incredible creatures from the depths of the ocean, and take to the surface to understand its imperative function in the environment and its role in human vital functions. They also learn the history of water engineering, from Antiquity to present-day methods of water management. The digital water wall embodies the future of water technologies, making up the best gateway a water museum could have.
This is the only such facility in Poland, and one of the few in the world. The exhibition area is more than 4 000 square meters. A total of 64 interactive installations await visitors in eight themed areas.
Digital Water Wall at Hydropolis
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